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Dewey J. Taylor

October 21, 1925 October 28, 2020
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Taylor, Dewey J., 95, of Burton, WV, passed away on Wednesday, October 28, 2020 at the New Martinsville Center.

He was a member of the Higgins Chapel Church of Christ. He served in the US Army during China Burma India Theater as a member of the Merrill’s Marauders. Dewey loved to farm and raise cattle.

He was born October 21, 1925 in Coburn, WV, the son of the late Mollie Miller and Dewey Taylor.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Mary “Mollie” (Utt) Taylor and a sister, Madelyn Potts.

Surviving is a daughter, Patricia (Dewayne) Taylor-Morris, a son, William Thomas Shuman, a granddaughter, Macey Shuman, and a grandson, Benny Swiger.

Due to the restraints from the COVID virus the family has decided to have a graveside service on Monday, November 2, 2020 at the Knights of Pythias Cemetery at 11 AM with a full military color guard by the Sistersville VFW Post #6327. Online condolences may be expressed at

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