Was born June 3, 1930 in Carrington, ND to Doyle and Violet Caylor. He was known most of his adult life as ‘Red’ Caylor. He passed away in Winston, Oregon on Thursday, March 28, 2013 from COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease). He attended grammar school and one year of high school in Carrington, ND and then attended high school and North Idaho Junior College in Coeur d’ Alene, ID. He graduated from Kinman Business University in Spokane, WA with a bachelor’s degree in accounting and taxation. He worked for Kaiser Aluminum while attending college in Spokane. He then worked for The Ohio Match Company, Diamond Match Company and all of its successor corporations in various areas of the United States. He retired from Diamond Lands Corporation in Red Bluff, CA, as Western Area Comptroller for its western wood products operations after 32 years of service. After retiring from Diamond he opened a business services office specializing in income tax assistance, accounting services, payroll and other miscellaneous accounting services. He and his wife Betty operated this business successfully until December of 2005.
After suffering the second of 2 mild strokes in April of 2005 his doctors told him it was time to quit working. He was predeceased in death by his father and mother; daughter, Yvonne. He is survived by his wife, Betty; His daughter, Patti of Winston, OR; sons: Rick of Red Bluff, CA; Ken, Brookings, OR; Nine grandchildren: Michael, Sean and Grady McCann; Josh, Jake and Jared Caylor; Jeff and Shelly Rishel; Keith Caylor; 16 great-grandchildren. Graveside services will be held Saturday, April 6, 2013 amongst the trees at 1:30 p.m. at Lookingglass Cemetery, 249 Coos Bay Wagon Road, Roseburg, OR. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the cemetery to maintain their beauty and sent to 291 Coos Bay Wagon Rd. Roseburg, OR 97471. Arrangements are under the direction of Taylor’s Family Chapel.