Raymond Lewis Taylor, 64

December 21, 2009

JAN. 30, 1945-DEC. 19, 2009

WILLIAMSPORT, Md. - Raymond Lewis Taylor, 64, of Williamsport, died Saturday, Dec. 19, 2009, at Washington County Hospital, Hagerstown, Md.

Born Jan. 30, 1945, in Hagerstown, to the late Howard Reichard and Margaret Irene Houser Taylor.

He was a 1963 graduate of South Hagerstown High School.

He retired as a lieutenant at Roxbury Correctional Institute in Hagerstown and later retired from Kraft/Nabisco Foods in Williamsport.

He was of Lutheran faith.

He was a member of the Moose Lodge in Williamsport and AARP.

Raymond enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren.

He also managed baseball in the Hagerstown Stadium League and managed at Conococheague Little League.

He was a lifelong fan of the Boston Red Sox and the Washington Redskins.


Survivors include wife, Judith Ellen Davies Taylor of Williamsport; son, Daniel L. Taylor and his wife, Dianna, of Chapin, S.C.; son, Patrick L. Taylor and his wife, Stacey, of Williamsport; sister, Phyllis Zittle of Hagerstown; sister, Gloria Rudisill of Hagerstown; sister, Shirley Lowe of Hagerstown; sister, Peggy Heleine of Big Lake, Minn.; sister, Linda Everhart of Kentucky; brother, Gerald Taylor of Hagerstown; brother, Howard Taylor of Hagerstown; brother, Bobby Taylor of Hagerstown; brother, Gary Taylor of Hagerstown; brother, David Taylor of Sharpsburg, Md.; grandchildren, Jordan Taylor, Levi Taylor, Logan Taylor and Justin Taylor; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by sister, Dana Whittington; and three brothers, Ned Taylor, Charles Taylor and Richard Taylor.

The family will receive friends Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2009, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Osborne Funeral Home, 425 S. Conococheague St., Williamsport. For the convenience of family and friends, the funeral home will be open after noon Tuesday.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2009, at 10 a.m. at the funeral home with Pastor Chris Schlotterbeck officiating.

Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery, Hagerstown.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Williamsport Volunteer Fire and EMS, P.O. Box 422, Williamsport, MD 21795; or Conococheague Little League, P.O. Box 203, Williamsport, MD 21795.

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