Funeral services for Hansford Alton Taylor, age 88, of Olla, will be held at 2:00 PM Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at the chapel of Riser Funeral Home in Olla with Bro. Brian Rankin officiating. Interment will follow at
Olla Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday from 10:00 AM until service time at the funeral home.
Al was born November 30, 1929 to the union of Herbert and Gracie Taylor in Sikes. He passed from his life on January 7, 2018 at St. Francis Cabrini Medical Center in Alexandria. He was preceded in death by his parents.
He served his country in the Army as a young man. He then lived on the California Coast in Fort Bragg and worked for Georgia Pacific for 42 years. After retirement, he moved to his roots in Olla ,LA.
He is survived by his loving wife: Ginger Taylor of Olla; daughters: Beth Parker of Sikes; Iris Malek of Loomis, CA; son: Rick Taylor of Kent, WA; grandchildren: Weylon Malek of Perth W, Australia; Kira Middleton of Eureka, CA; Bryon Taylor of Meridian, ID; Krissy Parker of Sikes; great-grandchildren: Makena Middelton of Eureka; Landon Taylor of Meridian, ID; Addyson Taylor of Meridian, ID; Avory Taylor of Meridian, ID.
Pallbearers are Michael Taylor, Kim Taylor, Preston Cherry, Jaden Sanders, Tim Wesson, and Gene Sten.