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.