Benn Lee (Sam) Taylor 83, of Roland died Tuesday evening, July 18th, 2017, at his home. Benn, known as Duda to his grandchildren, was born in Nicut, Oklahoma on July 4th, 1934 to Jim and Sarah (Daughtery) Taylor. Benn had 9 children, 7 girls and two boys. Carolyn and Eddie Byers of Gans, Loretta and Efrain Barrios of Ft Smith, Sandra and Jimmy Dale Soap of Nicut, Betty and Kenneth Raney of Nicut, Elsie Taylor of Roland, Irene Taylor of Long, OK, Joanne Taylor of Roland; sons, Justin Taylor of the home, and Mark Allen Taylor of the home; 18 grandchildren; 40 great grandchildren; and 2 great great grandchildren; and Brother Jimmy (Stoney) Taylor and his wife Mary from Long, OK. He was preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Lucille Taylor; three brothers, Monroe, George, and Clarence Taylor; and one grandson, Billy Jack Taylor.Wake services for Benn Lee Taylor will be Thursday, July 20, 2017, at 6:00 pm in the Belfonte Church, Nicut, OK. Funeral Services will be held on Friday, July 21, 2017 at 2:00 pm in the Belfonte Church with Pastor Gary Flynn and Pastor Levi Eagle officiating. Burial will follow in the Belfonte Cemetery. Casketbearers will be Eric Sevenstar, Andrew Matthews, Keith Mathews, Columbus Sevenstar, Adam Soap, and Bill Soap; Honorary casketbearers will be Nelson Sevenstar, Roy Lee Samders, David Sevenstar, Terry Sevenstar, and Kendal Killer.Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Forever Memories Funeral Services, Inc, 463505 Hwy 101, Sallisaw. 918-775-2222.
Benn Lee Taylor