June 1, 1945 - May 10, 2017
Richard was born June 1, 1945, in Plant City, Fla., to John and Ruby Taylor. He moved to Amarillo in 1965 before enlisting in the Air Force. He proudly served in the Vietnam War.
Richard married Marquetta Graham on Feb. 3, 1968, in Amarillo. He worked in many states, including Minnesota, California and Maryland, before settling at Bell Helicopter in Amarillo, where he worked as an accountant for many years. Above all, Richard loved his family. He enjoyed coaching his children’s baseball teams as well as refereeing basketball and baseball for YMCA.
He was preceded in death by his parents.