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.