Floyd “Sonny” David Taylor, 83, of Topping, VA went to be with the Lord, Saturday, June 17, 2023. He is survived by his son, Michael A. Taylor (Jackie), daughter, Wanda T. Lewter (Richard), and daughter-in-law Etta M. Taylor. PaPa to his 5 grandchildren, Brittany T. Glenn (William), Justin M. Taylor (Hannelore), Chelsea L. Hunt (Allen), Shelby L. Purcell (John), and Lillian M. Taylor; and his 4 great-grandchildren, William Earl Glenn, V, Skylar E. Hunt, Lofton R. Hunt, Emily Charlotte Taylor and number 5, Jay, later this year. He is also survived by his 2 sisters, Dorothy T. Ashley and Ann T. Major (Mercer) and a sister-in-law, Clara “Sissy” Martin. He is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.
Floyd was predeceased by his son, David W. Taylor and his wife of 62 years, Hilda “Butch” Colley Taylor.
He was a faithful member, Trustee and Deacon of Harmony Grove Baptist Church. He was a 60 + year member of County Line Hunt Club in K & Q. He retired after 30 + years from Chesapeake Corporation in West Point, VA as a Pipefitter. He loved to travel, hunt, fish, crab, work in their garden, attend sporting events and spend time with his family. A special thanks to Pat Walden, Claire Weis, and Shawnell Senegal for the loving care that they gave Floyd.
A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, June 21, 2023 at 2:00 PM at Harmony Grove Baptist Church, Topping, VA and interment will follow. The family will receive friends two hours before the service. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Harmony Grove Baptist Church, (funeral hospitality fund) P.O. Box 138, Topping, VA 23169. Arrangements by Faulkner Funeral Homes, Bristow-Faulkner Chapel, Saluda, VA.