Barry C. Taylor
June 04, 1943 ‒ May 29, 2017
Mount Gilead, Ohio
Barry C. Taylor, age 73, of Mount Gilead, passed away at his home Monday morning, May 29, 2017.
On June 4, 1943, Barry was born in Alliance, OH, the only child of the late Ralph Clayton and Anna Evelyn (Fry) Taylor. He graduated from Alliance City High School in the Class of 1961 and furthered his education at the Kent State University, Salem Branch.
Barry married his high school sweetheart and love of his life, Maria Elena Thomas, on September 2, 1962 at the Alliance United Methodist Church. They shared a special bond as husband and wife for more than 54 years.
For many years he worked for Persky’s Market. He and Maria were owners and operators of Den-Dar’s, a full hunting & kennel supply shop with Carhart clothing. In 2000 they moved to Morrow County to be closer to the grandkids!
Barry was a Member of Pine Lakes Golf Club here in Mount Gilead for the past 16 years where he enjoyed the game and many dear friendships.
Barry was a two time cancer survivor and battled his way through this third round to the very end.
He will be dearly missed by his wife, Maria, of Mount Gilead; two daughters: Denise LeAnn (Rick) Sands of Largo, FL, Darla Marie (Ron) Ellyson of Cardington; four grandchildren: Lindsay Leigh (Myles) Hamby of Detroit, MI, Logan Jay (Keri Ann) Ellyson of Ada, MI, Cpt. Landen Mosher (1Lt. Hannah Marie) Ellyson of El Paso, TX, Lincoln Charles Ellyson of Springfield, OH; and four great grandchildren: Zakai and Aitan Hamby, and Aubrey and Charlotte Ellyson.
Private services will be observed by Barry’s family.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Barry’s name may be made to Hospice of Morrow Co., 228 South St., Mount Gilead, OH 43338 or to Pine Lakes Golf Club, 901 E. High St., Mount Gilead, OH 43338.
Snyder Funeral Homes of Mount Gilead are honored to have been chosen to serve Barry’s family, and your special memories or condolences may be shared with them by visiting www.SnyderFuneralHomes.com.