US Army

Emory Ulysses "Mick" Taylor

June 21, 1932 ~ January 24, 2021 (age 88)


Emory Ulysses “Mick” Taylor, 88, of Columbus, Ohio passed away Sunday, January 24, 2021 at The Laurels of Gahanna in Columbus, OH.  He was born June 21, 1932 in Ingram Branch, WV, the firstborn of William and Lenora Taylor.

Mick was a graduate of Simmons High School in Fayette County. He served in the Korean War in the US Army’s Fifth Armored Division and was a Purple Heart recipient. Mick retired from Ohio Malleable Iron Company. He was an extremely gifted mechanic and loved fixing things.  Mick was loved by many and will be greatly missed by all that knew him. He attended church at Woodland Christian Church in Columbus, OH.

In addition to his parents Emory was preceded in death by his brother, Vondal M. Taylor, sisters; Linda Carol, Martha Lawrence (Eugene), Beatrice Brisco (Willie), sister-in-law, Jean Taylor, and significant other, Betty Miser.

Emory leaves to cherish his memory, son, Ivan Miser (DeDe), Columbus, OH, three grandchildren, three great grandchildren, brother, Wendell “Diddy” Taylor, Sr., and sister, Margaret Frances Henderson, both of Charleston, WV, sister-in-law, Shirley M. Taylor, Charleston, WV, and a host of nieces, nephews, and friends.

Brother, thou art gone to rest;

We will not weep for thee.

For thou art now where oft on earth

Thy spirit longed to be.

Brother, thou art gone to rest;

And this shall be our prayer, --

That, when we reach our journey’s end,

Thy glory we may share.



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February 10, 2021

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Callender Funeral Home
706 Rebecca Street
Charleston, WV 25387

February 10, 2021

1:30 PM
Donel C Kinnard Memorial State Veterans Cemetery
130 Academy Drive
Dunbar, WV 25064

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