James Wesley Taylor, 62, of Mayking, died July 11 at the University of Kentucky Hospital in Lexington.
A son of the late John and Doshie Elswick Taylor, he was a brother of the late Foster Johnson.
Surviving are his wife, Sharon Stewart Taylor; a daughter, Jamie Sturgill of Eolia; and three grandchildren, Gabriella Sturgill, Gavin Sturgill and Genesis Sturgill.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m., Thursday, July 15, at Letcher Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 6 to 10 p.m. on Wednesday, July 14, at Letcher Funeral Home. Entombment will take place at a later date in the Haven of Rest Cemetery at Mayking.