Billy “Pastor Bill” Gean Taylor

Billy Gean Taylor died April 19, 2015 at the age of 83.

He was born July 9, 1931 in Colorado to parents Foy and Irene Taylor.

Mr. Taylor was a Reverend for Assembly of God Church in North Fork and was a member of the mountain community for 45 years.

He served in the U.S. Navy and his jobs included a barber, teacher, and preacher.

Mr. Taylor was preceded in death by his parents.

He is survived by his wife, Hester; his daughter, Elizabeth and her husband Parker Miller; his son, John W. and his wife Carmen Taylor; four grandchildren; sisters, Delois Contreras and Peggy Paulson; and brother Louie Taylor.

A memorial service will be held 1 p.m., April 24 at the Mountain Christian Center in Oakhurst.