Shirley Woodrow "Woody" Taylor

March 23, 1935 - October 2, 2021

Shirley Woodrow “Woody” Taylor, 86, of West Union, Ohio, died Saturday October 2, 2021 at Mercy Health-Fairfield Hospital in Fairfield.  He was born March 23, 1935 in Brush Creek Township.  He is preceded in death by wife, Martha Taylor; parents: Vernon and Anna Taylor; two sisters: Faye Copas and Phyllis Tackett; four brothers: Paul Moore, Otis Taylor, Russell Taylor and Truby Taylor.

Shirley is survived by good friend Bonnie Taylor of Winchester; one daughter, Terry Murphy of West Union; two grandchildren: Austin and Cordell; special nieces: Donna (Rodger) Hayslip, of West Union, Gloria Purdin and baby Liyla Purdin of West Union and many others; several cousins and friends.

Shirley loved his family, friends and animals. He worked in the recycling and junking business. He was a member of the Mt. Armenia Church of Brush Creek Township. He was a WWE Wrestling fan.

The public visitation is 11 – 1 PM, Friday, October 8, 2021 at Lafferty Funeral Home Incorporated, 205 South Cherry Street, West Union, Ohio 45693.

The public funeral is 1 PM Friday, October 8, 2021 at Lafferty Funeral Home Incorporated. Pastor Pete Francis will officiate.

The public interment is at Mt. Armenia Cemetery, Mahogany Road, Lynx, Ohio 45650.

Lafferty Funeral Home Incorporated is serving the family.




jim grooms - Oct 9, 2021
Woody was a good man and i'm sad to hear of his passing prays for the family
Emma - Oct 9, 2021
Shirley was a wonderful man to work for so caring and sweet Prayers for the family 💙