Landon Taylor

Landon Taylor, 7, of Newark, W.Va., wrestled his final Match on March 12, 2014, at CAMC Charleston, W.Va., from injuries he sustained from a car accident on March 11, 2014.

He was born May 29, 2006, the son of Zachary Lee Taylor and Brittany (Burns) Taylor of Newark, W.Va.

He was a second-grader at Wirt County Primary Center, and enjoyed fishing and hunting. He was a LKC- C team All Star Football Player in 2013, and was in the top three of his weight class (50lbs) 7-8 year old division in the State Youth Wrestling 2014.

He is survived by both his parents and his brother, Lance Taylor of Newark, W.Va.; grandparents, Mitch and Roberta Taylor of Newark, W.Va., and Jeff and Kristen Burns of Newark, W.Va.; great-grandparents, Janet and Richard Whited of Grantsville, W.Va., Mary and Perry Daugherty of Elizabeth, W.Va., Larry and Betty Walker of Belpre, Ohio, and Pat Walker of Florida; aunts and uncles, Chasity (Matt) Steele of St. Marys, W.Va., and their children, Maddie and Alex, Danielle (Justin) Conley of Mineral Wells, W.Va., and their children, Kolton, Brycon and Austin, and Josh and (Stephanie) Burns of Elizabeth, W.Va., and their children, Logan, Trenton and Madison; and several loving great aunts, uncles and cousins.

He was preceded in death by one brother, Lucas Charles Taylor; and grandparents, Denzil Taylor, Harrison Bryant and Bill and Mary Burns.

Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Matheny Whited Funeral Home of Elizabeth, W.Va., with the Rev. Ken Heiney officiating. Visitation will be 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Landon will be laid to rest at Taylor Cemetery in Calhoun County (Yellow Creek) next to his older brother, Lucas.

Landon Taylor

Landon Taylor, 7, of Newark, W.Va. wrestled his final Match, Tuesday March 11, 2014 at CAMC Charleston, W.Va., from injuries he sustained from a car accident on Monday March 10, 2014.

He was born May 29, 2006, the son of Zachary Lee Taylor and Brittany (Burns) Taylor of Newark, W.Va. He was a second-grader at Wirt County Primary Center, enjoyed fishing and hunting. He was a LKC- C team All Star Football Player in 2013 and was in the top 3 of his weight class (50lbs) 7-8 year old division in the State Youth Wrestling 2014.

He is survived by both his parents and his brother Lance Taylor of Newark, W.Va.

Grand parents are Mitch and Reberta Taylor of Newark, W.Va., Jeff and Kristen Burns of Newark, W.Va. Great Grand Parents are Janet and Richard Whited of Grantsville, W.Va., Mary and Perry Daugherty of Elizabeth, W.Va., Larry and Betty Walker of Belpre, Ohio and Pat Walker of Florida. Aunts and uncles are L Cassidy (Matt) Steele of St. Marys, W.Va., and their children Maddie and Alex, Danielle (Justin) Conley of Mineral Wells, W.Va. and their children Kolton, Brycon and Austin. And Josh and (Stephanie) Burns of Elizabeth, W.Va. and their children Logan, Trenton and Madison. And several loving great aunts, uncles and cousins.

Preceded in death by one brother Lucas Charles Taylor; grandparents: Denzil Taylor, Harrison Bryant, Bill and Mary Burns.

A Celebration of Life service will be held at the Wirt County High School auditorium Sunday, March 16, 2014, from 1-2 p.m. Service to start at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Ken Heiney officiating.

Matheny Whited Funeral Home of Elizabeth, W.Va. has been entrusted with the arrangements.

Landon Taylor

Landon Taylor, 7, of Elizabeth, W.Va., passed away March 11, 2014, at Charleston Area Medical Center.

Arrangements are pending at this time at Matheny Whited Funeral Home of Elizabeth.