Johnny was the owner and operator of Johnny’s Pilot & Escort Service, and was a veteran of the United States Navy.
He is survived by three daughters, Marie Taylor of Goshen, Ind., Janice Cowdrey of Princeton, and Shelby Harrison of Calvert City; one son, Johnny Taylor of Elkhart, Ind.; one sister, Barbara Gerkey of Benton; three brothers, William Taylor of Murray, Leslie Joel Taylor of Mayfield, and George Taylor of Benton; eight grandchildren; and twenty-seven great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Clara Mae Litchfield Taylor; his second wife, Virgie Adams Taylor; one sister, Ora Lou York; two brothers, Harold Taylor and Jimmy Taylor; and parents, Billy Ray Taylor and Dora Marjorie Clark Taylor.
Funeral services were held Friday, January 27, at Filbeck-Cann & King Funeral Home & Crematory. Rev. Darvin Stom officiated, and burial with military rights was held in the Hamlet Cemetery.