Funeral services for Donnie Lee Taylor, 61, of Pound, Va., were held January 21 at the Millstone Missionary Baptist Church. Burial was in the Whitaker-Sexton Cemetery at Payne Gap.
A son of the late Madison Eugene and Ruth Craft Taylor, he was a brother of the late Carl “Junior” Polly and Jimmy Taylor.
He died January 17 at Pikeville Medical Center.
Mr. Taylor attended the Millstone Missionary Baptist Church. He was a retired miner and chief electrician and had worked for more than 35 years.
Surviving are his wife, Shelia Mullins Taylor; two daughters, Wendi Tackett and husband Waylon, and Anessa Davidson and husband Sam, all of Pound, Va.; a son, Nathaniel Polly and wife Carla of Jenkins; five grandchildren, Mysti Skye Mullins, Dianna Brooklyn Davis, Colton Davis, Michael Davidson and Louie Thacker; six sisters, Altia Thomas, Alpha Miller and husband Alvin, Peggy Vanover, Connie Adams and husband Billy, Susie Hart and husband Jeff, Loretta Taylor and Kathy Bentley and husband Danny, all of Letcher County; an adopted daughter, Billie Jean Brashears; great-nephew, Aidan Mullins; and friends, Greg Sandler, Charlie Huff and Mickey Gilbert.