Charles Roger Taylor of Dillon dies at 74 |

Charles Roger Taylor of Dillon dies at 74

Charles Roger Taylor of Dillon died June 19 in Dillon. He was 74.

Taylor was born Jan. 22, 1936, in Provo, Utah. He moved to Cheyenne, Wyo., in 1948 and graduated from Cheyenne High School, served in the Navy, attended the University of Wyoming, and married Gail Taylor in 1970. He moved with his family to Dillon in 1982. He retired from Xcel energy engineering department after 38 years in 1998 and then sold tickets for Keystone for nine years. He started singing barbershop in 1949, recently sang in a barbershop chorus as the leader of the tenor section and sang in two registered quartets. He also enjoyed skiing and the outdoors. He was active in the Cheyenne Frontier Days organizing committee for many years.

Taylor is survived by daughters Amelia Taylor and Suzy Burger (Nate) and brothers Peter Taylor and Gordon Taylor.

A memorial services is scheduled for July 12 in the morning. Memorial gifts may be offered to the Cheyenne Frontier Days Volunteer Fund or Denver MountainAires Barbershop. Mile High Family Services is handling the arrangements.

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