Samuel R. Taylor, 81, of Marengo, Indiana passed away Friday, February 19, 2021, at Audubon Hospital, Louisville, Kentucky. 

He was born June 19, 1939, on the farm near Marengo, Indiana to Omer R.  and Roma Edna (McNaughton) Taylor.

He was a United States Air Force Veteran, a graduate and loyal Fan of IU. 

He was a retired rural mail carrier, he had worked at GE and the Naval Ordinance.  He was a lifelong farmer and community servant. 

He had served as commissioner, a long-time member of the extension board, a legionnaire, a mason, the soil and water board, a long-time member and past president of the cattlemen’s association, and a lifelong member of the Marengo United Methodist Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers William “Bill” (Catherine) and Charles “Chuck” Taylor.

He is survived by his sister Roma Mills (Mike); brothers Spencer Lee (Marquita) and Jim (Vivian) Taylor; sister-in-law Vivian Taylor and several nephews and nieces.

The family especially thanks caregiver Rickie Hawkins and minister Tim Jellison.

The visitation will be Monday, February 22, 2021, starting at 10:00 am with Masonic Rites at 12:00 pm, with the funeral at 1:00 am at the Brown Funeral Home in Milltown, Indiana.

Bro. Tim Jellison will officiate the service.

Interment will follow in the Marengo Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to the Marengo Cemetery or the Marengo United Methodist Church.

Brown Funeral Home in Milltown, Indiana is entrusted with the arrangements.