After a wonderful 88 years of life, the Lord
called George Edward Taylor of Ruckersville, VA
home. George was born October 12, 1926 in
Alexandria, VA and passed away peacefully at home
June 18, 2015, surrounded by his loving family.
George was welcomed into heaven by his mother,
Ellen Mallone (Taylor) Burrows, his father, Samuel
“Skippy” Burrows, step-mother, Edna Burrows, and
brothers, Gene Patrick Taylor, and Maynard Fones.
George is survived by his devoted wife of 62
years, Thelma Snow Taylor; and his sons, Glenn
Edward and wife Mary of Charlottesville VA, James
Patrick and wife Belinda of Knoxville, TN; and
grandchildren, Preston, Wesley, Adam, Brent, and
Emily who were his pride and joy.
George is a proud Army Veteran of World War II
and career Federal Government Employee. He worked
for Health Education and Welfare/Geological Survey
as Director of Human Resources until his retirement
George was an avid sport enthusiast! He played
football while attending Western Maryland College,
and was a talented catcher for the Greene County
Eagles baseball team. He enjoyed bowling, horse
races, and had an active role in the training of his
nephew, Tom’s, race horses. He was a member of
Aldersgate Methodist Church in Charlottesville.
George was a generous and humble man. He loved
the simple things in life such as family time at the
beach, movies, Sunday church, a Starbuck’s coffee
and donuts. He cherished more than anything
his wife, sons, and grandchildren.
Friends and Family are invited to attend a casual
Mount Vernon United Methodist Church
Geer, Saturday, June 20th from 4 to 8pm
as we celebrate and share fond memories of our
Interment will be with family at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to
your favorite charity or church.
An online guestbook is available at
Ryan Funeral Home of Ruckersville, VA is handling