Roy Edward Taylor, age 90 of Manhattan, passed away peacefully on July 23, 2018 at the Good Shepherd Hospice House.

He was born March 19, 1928, on his grandparents farm, north of Keats, to Edward J. Taylor and Doris (Taylor) Taylor.

Roy was united in marriage to Barbara Lee Mitchell in Topeka, on September 10, 1948. She survives him at the home. He is also survived by two daughters; Vicki and Russ Burnett, and Julie and Keith Bishop; three sons, David and Adella Taylor, Steven and Sherry Taylor, and Richard and Janette Taylor; fourteen grandchildren, twenty great grandchildren, and one great, great grandchild.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, July 26, 2018 at the University Christian Church with Pastor Jack Sweany officiating. The family will receive friends from 10:00 a.m. until service time on Thursday at the church. Interment will be at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the Prairie Home Cemetery, northwest of Topeka.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan, or Bethel Community Church in Topeka and left in care of the Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home, P.O. Box 176, Riley, Kansas 66531.

Condolences may be left for the family at www.apfunerals.com.