Richard L. “Tiny
” Taylor, 55, Jenners, died Nov, 5, 2011, at his home. He was born Jan. 9, 1956, in Johnstown. Preceded in death by father, Richard Taylor
and infant brother Jonathan. He is survived by his mother Betty (Smith), married to Melvin Taylor, Windber; his wife of 31 years, the former Charlene A. Ripjack; twin daughters Amanda Taylor, Johnstown and Kristen Taylor, at home, and daughter Mary Mae Taylor, at home; granddaughter Leahmae Taylor; sisters, Charlotte, married to William Hanik, Windber, and Sharon, married to Lee Herron, Colleyville, Texas; also numerous nieces and nephews. A 1974 graduate of Conemaugh Valley High School. He was employed by Krause Electric & Refrigeration, Somerset. He was a member of Jenner Rod & Gun Club and Windber Sportsmens Club. Tiny enjoyed being in the outdoors hunting and fishing. He had a great love of music and would often be the D.J. at family events. He also liked to play his guitar and drums. Tiny always enjoyed a good practical joke and was an avid NASCAR
fan, but he especially loved spending time with his family and his dog Lefty. Friends received from 5 p.m. until time of memorial service at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Hoffman Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 409 Main Street, Boswell. Pastor Robert L. Rummel presiding. In lieu of flowers, donations may be given to the family. To express condolences or light a candle, visit HoffmanFuneralHomes.com.