Merl Jea Taylor

Born: 05/05/1949 Passed:

Merl Jea Taylor, age 70 of Massillon passed away on July 27, 2019. He was born on May 5, 1949 in Mansfield, Ohio to the late Earl Taylor and Virginia Darling. He loved to go fishing, working on his cars and spending time with his dog, Buddy. He could fix any mechanical problem, most of the time unconventionally.

Merl is survived by his daughters, Karin Taylor and Kristi Kirk; sister, Lynda Baldner and brother, Earl Taylor.

The family would like to invite friends to join them as they celebrate Merl’s life at a memorial dinner to be held on Saturday, August 3, 2019 from 4-6:00 p.m. at The Top of the Viaduct Restaurant, 607 Lincoln Way West, Massillon, Ohio 44647.

Condolences and special memories can be shared on line at

Heritage Cremation Society

1 Tribute to Merl Jea Taylor

  1. Rhonda Williams says:

    Merl and I had a lot of great conversations especially those about Loudonville Ohio. We discovered we were both raised there. Buddy always knew he was going to get a walk when I came he got very excited more than normal. I’m thankful for the time I had with Merl.

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