Paul E. Taylor Sr., 77, of Bishopville, Md., died Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018, at Peninsula Regional Medical Center, Salisbury, Md. He was born in Ocean City, Md., son of the late Roland and Leona (Dunn) Taylor.
He was a self-employed painter. Taylor was a member of Zion United Methodist Church; member of American Legion Post 166 in Ocean City; and a member and past commander of VFW Post 8296. He also served in the U.S. Army.
He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Carolyn E. Taylor; three sons, Paul E. Taylor Jr. and his wife, Katie, of Baltimore, Md., Brad L. Taylor of Bishopville and David Nibblett and his wife, Michelle, of Salisbury; two daughters, Loretta A. Sard of Bishopville and Mary H. Weitzel of Florida; ten grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a grandchild, Matthew Weitzel.
A funeral service was held Nov. 1, 2018, at Zion United Methodist Church, Bishopville, Md., with the Rev. Paul Sherwood officiating. Burial will be in Zion Church Cemetery.
A viewing was held Oct. 31 at Bishop-Hastings Funeral Home, Selbyville, Del.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Bishopville Vol. Fire Dept.; P.O. Box 350; Bishopville, MD 21813.
Condolences may be sent online at www.bishophastingsfh.com.