Harold Wayne Taylor

Harold Wayne Taylor, 73, died Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014 in Tulsa with his family by his side.Harold was born Jan. 31, 1941, in Fort Smith, Ark., to Berkley N. and Flora Mae Barnes Taylor. He grew up in Spiro. Harold joined the U.S. Army, serving from 1958 until being honorably discharged in 1962. Harold married Patsy J. Kinsey on June 23, 1962, in Panama. For most of his life, Harold worked as a machinist in the aerospace industry, retiring in 1995 from A.M.I. In his spare time, Harold enjoyed building trailers and gardening. He will be remembered best for his love for his family.Harold was preceded in death by his parents and siblings, Gene, Jack, Paul and Juanita. Harold is survived by his beloved wife of 52 years,Patsy of the home; son, Harold W. Taylor Jr. and his wife Melinda of Russellville, Ark.; brother, Wilburn Taylor, of Panama; sister, Pauline Brown, of Broken Arrow; grandchildren, Caleb Taylor and Mason Taylor; andgreat-grandchildren, Avrey and Axton Taylor.Services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, Aug. 18, at Panama Free Will Baptist Church with the Rev. Pete Butler officiating. Burial will be in Shady Point Cemetery under the direction of Bixby Funeral Service, Bixby.