Robert Lowell Taylor was born June 21, 1924, in Wild Cherry, Ark., the son of Samuel and Bernice (Dixon) Taylor. He grew up in Salem, Ark., where he attended elementary schools and graduated from Salem High School.
He entered the Army in 1943, fighting in Germany during World War II being honorably discharged in 1946. After military service he joined his family who had already moved to Wasco. He married Nora Mae Sanders and she died in 1969. He later married Treva Cochran-Sexton and she also preceded him in death in 2005. He was employed as a milkman for Foremost and Carnation delivering to grocery stores and also made home deliveries. He was a member of the Wasco Church of Christ, Wasco VFW Post 6742, where he served as Post Commander and in his retirement was active with the Sheriff's Activities League.
He is survived by: his sons, Robert Stephen Taylor and wife, Marlene of Clovis, Calif.; step-sons, Kenny Oliver and wife, Sandy of Bakersfield, Gene Oliver of Marysville, Calif.; daughters, Connie Gayle Allen and husband, Jerry of Oklahoma, Pam Carender and husband, Denton of Wasco; step-daughter, Celeste Ezell and husband, Roger of Arkansas; sister, Jessie Mosley of Wasco; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and many other relataives.
He is preceded in death by: his parents; brother, Coy Taylor; grandchildren, Michael Lynn Allen and Daniel Lowell Allen; and great-grandchild, Jonathon Michael Allen.
Funeral services were held May 9, at Peters Funeral Home in Wasco An online guest book can be viewed at www.GoldenValleyMemorial-Care.com.