Ronald "Bud" Taylor

December 26, 1965 ~ May 18, 2021 (age 55)


On Tuesday May 18, 2021 Ronald “Bud” Willard Taylor passed away at age 55.

Bud was born December 26, 1965 in Champaign County to Ronald and Phyllis (Dodd) Taylor.  He attended Unit 7 Schools and was a life long resident of Sidney, Il.

Bud had a passion working outside and with his hands.  He was a jack of all trades.  He enjoyed helping others.

He was preceded in death by his father, Ronald and mother, Phyllis.  He is survived by his four kids, John Michael (Marissa), Justin, Elizabeth (Cody) and Ashley (Austin)Taylor, grandchildren Donaven and Izaiah Taylor, Kaison Johnson, and Landon Roberts, his siblings; Cathy Thomas, Debbie (Roy) Rutherford, Becky (Bob) Martin, Wendy (Kevin) Samson, Bernie (Jandee) Taylor, Ronna (Stefan) Benoit and 11 nieces and nephews.

A public visitation will be held Tuesday, May 25, 2021 from 5 to 7PM at the Freese Funeral Home, Sidney.

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May 25, 2021

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Freese Funeral Home
202 W. Main Street
Sidney, IL 61877

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