Falice Richard "Ricky" Taylor, 50, of Hardy died Dec. 2, 2006, at his home.
He was born on June 19, 1956, in Thayer, Mo., the son of Falice A. Taylor and Maxine (Adams) Taylor. He worked as a welder for many years before retiring.
He is survived by his mother, Maxine Taylor of Hardy; two daughters, Fancy L. Taylor of Black Rock, and Elaine M. Faulkner of Heber Springs; two grandchildren, Fallon Faulkner and Katelin Rudd; three brothers. Freddie A. Taylor and wife, Gloria, of Mammoth Spring, Tammy Taylor of Orlando, Fla., and Rusty Taylor of Hardy; two sisters, Kay Zink and husband, Joe, of Memphis, and Elaine Woten of Hardy; one sister-in-law, Connie Taylor of Hardy; three nephews, Danny Taylor and wife, Kim, of Hardy; Chris Zink and wife, Amanda, of Memphis, and Ronnie Taylor of Orlando; eight nieces, Patsy Bishop and husband, Robin, of Jonesboro, Jodi Kendal and husband, Bob, of Edgewater, Md., Joy Underwood and husband, Mike, of Mammoth Spring, Hollie Taylor of Orlando, Clarissa and Timmie D. Taylor, both of Poston, Mont., and Amanda and Felice Taylor, both of Hardy; many great-nephews and great-nieces; one great-great-nephew; one great-great-niece; and many other relatives and friends. He was loved very much and will be missed by all his family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his father, Falice A. Taylor; two brothers, Jerry and Ronnie Taylor; and one niece, Stephanie Fulgham.
The funeral services were held Dec. 8 at Spring River Baptist Church near Hardy with Bro. Floyd Rikard officiating. Burial followed in the Bronaugh Cemetery at the church. Arrangements were under the direction of the Tri-County Funeral Home of Highland.
Pallbearers were Mark McComas, Mike Sullivan, Matthew Sullivan, Bill Parton, Chris Zink and Kenny Griffin.
Honorary pallbearers were Bobby Duncan and Hank McElderry.