Harold Blaine Taylor, 84 of Mineral Wells, Tx, departed this life on April 3rd, 2022 moving to his heavenly home. He was a wonderful husband, father, and grandfather. He will be deeply missed by his loved ones. He was born the eldest son, on January 7th of 1938 to Glenn and Edith Taylor in Hereford, Tx. Harold grew up in Friona, Tx. He graduated from Friona High School where he was active in sports, debate teams, band and singing groups. After graduation he joined the U.S. Army spending time in various German Cities. After the Army he moved back to Friona, Tx, where he spent most of his life.
He married Trellistene Dorrell Harris on June 29, 1969. She was his anchor and the love of his life. They built their life together serving the Lord. He was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church of Friona where he served as a Deacon and Music Director. He was a self-taught bagpiper and was a member of the West Texas Scottish Society. He received numerous awards and metals for his bagpiping. He played the bagpipes for many weddings, funerals and various distinguished events. He was the owner and operator of TLC Maytag Service Center until he retired after 25 years. He moved to Mineral Wells, Tx, where he resided until his departure to Heaven.
He is survived by his wife Trell of 53 years. Two brothers Keith and wife Treva Taylor of Abilene, Tx., Edwin and wife Sadie of Hamilton, Tx. He very much loved his five children; Jeffrey Taylor and wife Brandie of Lubbock, Tx., Debbie Gregory and husband Keith of Albuquerque, NM, Roger Dorrell and wife Gaynelle of Texola, Okla., Randy Dorrell and wife Ellen of Texola, Okla., and Debra Waight and husband John of Mineral Wells, Tx. There are ten beloved grandchildren Kelsey and Katlyn Taylor; Genise, P.J., and Bethany Gregory; Crystal Bixler and husband Jason; Clay Dorrell; Ron Dorrell and wife Heather, Erika Edgeman and husband Alex, and Trella Waight. Four beloved great grandchildren; Skylar and Braden Dorrell, Zachary and Sophia Bixler and one great-great grandchild Teagan Deaton. He was preceded in death by his parents, Glenn and Edith Taylor.
The family would like to thank all the healthcare professionals of Palo Pinto Hospital, Ambulance Service and Harris Methodist Hospital of Fort Worth for the loving care he received.
A memorial service will be held at the Home of John and Debra Waight on Saturday, May 28, 2022 from 12 to 4 p.m.