Taylor, Charles A. Born: Oct 23, 1898 in Walker County Died: Oct 31, 1965 in Lubbock, Texas Religion: Bapt. Came to Crosbyton 32 years ago. Killed in a hit and run accident near New Deal Texas. Retired grocer and Santa Fe Railroad agent. Burial: Block 26, Lot 44 Source: Adams Funeral Home Transcribed by Bettye Odom
Funeral Rites for Charles Taylor Scheduled at 2 p.m. Today Here
Funeral services for Charles A. Taylor, 67, will be held at 2 p.m. today, Thursday, in the First Baptist Church. Taylor was struck by a hit-run driver on U.S. Highway 87 at New Deal about 6:30 p.m. Saturday. He deid at 11:40 a.m. Sunday in a Lubbock hospital.
Funeral services will be conducted by the Rev. Carl Grissom of Andrews assisted by the Rev. Ernest Stewart, pastor of the local church.
Burial will be in Crosbyton Cemetery.
Taylor is survived by his wife; a daughter, Mrs. Sallie Ann Fite, who is serving in the Mission field in Ceres, Brazil; a brother, Wilburn Taylor of Huntsville; and four grandchildren.
Driver of a gray 1959 Ford was being south in connection with the accident, according to a report rom the Department of Public Safety.
Taylor was born at New Waverley in Walker County Oct. 23, 1898. He came to Crosbyton from Presidio 32 years ago as agent for the Santa Fe Railroad. He left the Railroad company 15 years ago to enter the grocery business from which he had recently retired.
He was a member and a Deacon in the Baptist Church and had served as church treasurer. He was a former member of the Crosbyton City Council and had served on the Crosbyton School Board of Trustees.
Crosbyton Review, November, 1965Record provided by Crosby County Pioneer Memorial Museum
transcribed by Linda Fox Hughes
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