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Date published: 7/7/2013

Foster G. Taylor

Foster Gene Taylor, 69, of Spotsylvania County passed away Friday, July 5, 2013, at his home surrounded by his family.

Gene was born Sept. 23, 1943, in Alexandria to Foster Witt and Ruby Estelle Snead Taylor. He married Loretta Ann Stewart on June 7, 1963, in Alexandria and they recently celebrated their 50th anniversary.

Gene worked for more than 18 years at Virginia Roofing. He was self-employed for a few years before joining Noll Roofing, where he later retired. Gene and Loretta made their home in the Fredericksburg area in 1976. They are members of Faith Baptist Church, Fredericksburg.

Survivors include his wife, Loretta; son Aaron (Lisa) Taylor; daughter Sheila (Gary) Miller; brother Gary (Barbara) Taylor; sister Roxanne (Mike) Cook; three grandchildren, Jessica, Jacob and Riley; nieces Ashley, Emily, Courtney and Ruby; and many loving friends. Gene was preceded in death by his parents; one brother; and one sister.

Visitation will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday, July 7, at Laurel Hill Funeral Home, Spotsylvania. A service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday July 8, with Dr. Don C. Forrester officiating. Interment will follow in Laurel Hill Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to St. Jude at stjude.org; or to the SPCA, 10819 Courthouse Road, Fredericksburg, VA 22408.

Online condolences may be made at laurelhillfuneral home.com