Floyd R. “Tate” Kaylor, 81, Cedar Grove, Indiana

Floyd R. “Tate” Kaylor Jr., age 81 of Cedar Grove, Indiana died unexpectedly Thursday, June 23, 2022 at his residence in Cedar Grove.

Born January 10, 1941 in Indianapolis, Indiana he was the son of the late Floyd Raymond & Sarah M. (Leggitt) Kaylor.  On February 25, 1961 he was united in marriage to the former Judith Bingle, and she survives.

Tate was retired, having owned & operated his own business for many years.  In his leisure time he enjoyed sprint cars, dirt track racing, as well as collecting knives.  He was a good athlete in his younger years, and had played baseball, basketball and football.  He and Judy had attended church regularly since they were married.  He had been past president of the Cleves, Ohio Jaycees.

Besides Judy, his loving wife of over 61 years, survivors include four children, Chris (Shari) Kaylor of Wayne Township, Ohio, Blake Kaylor of Fairfield, Ohio, Jason Kaylor of Harrison, Ohio and Tiffany (Jason) Merrell of Brookville, Indiana; 11 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren with another great-grandson on the way; and one great-great granddaughter; a sister Patti Kaylor of Cincinnati, Ohio.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Mary Ann Hewald and Delores ‘Butchy’ Reamer; two grandsons, Blake E. ‘Brennon’ Kaylor and Tony Kaylor.

Family & friends may visit from 2 till 4:00 P.M. on Saturday, July 9, 2022 at Phillips & Meyers Funeral Home, 1025 Franklin Avenue, Brookville.

Pete Witt & Don Witt will officiate the Memorial Services on Saturday, July 9, 2022, 4:00 P.M., at Phillips & Meyers Funeral Home.

Memorial contributions may be directed to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.  The staff of Phillips & Meyers Funeral Home are honored to once again serve the Kaylor family, to sign the online guest book or send personal condolences please visit www.phillipsandmeyers.com .