Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home

4100 Alma Highway, Van Buren, AR


Harold "Hank" Taylor

July 1, 1935August 12, 2019

Harold “Hank” Taylor, 84, of Van Buren, passed away Monday, August 12, 2019 at his home. He was born July 1, 1935 in Ash Grove, MO to the late Zachary and Mary Taylor. He was retired from Macsteel, was a member of the Steelworkers Union, the Friendly Pentecostal Church of God, and loved books and history.

He is survived by his wife, Elaine of the home; four daughters, Roxanne Abbott and Ina Robinson, both of Coal Hill, LaVonda Woosley of Fort Smith, and Nina Benham of Van Buren; four sons, Wesley Taylor of Memphis, Michael Taylor of Dardanelle, John Taylor of Arkansas, and Samuel Smith of Gravette; a brother, John Taylor of Memphis; twenty-two grandchildren, and eighteen great-grandchildren.

Graveside service will be 10:00 a.m. Friday, August 16, 2019 at Gill Cemetery Arbor in Van Buren, under the direction of Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home of Van Buren, AR.

The family will visit with friends from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Thursday, August 15, 2019, at Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home, 4100 Alma Highway, Van Buren, AR.


  • Visitation Thursday, August 15, 2019
  • Graveside Service Friday, August 16, 2019


Harold "Hank" Taylor

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Rusty and Leslie Polk

August 18, 2019

I am so sorry for your loss. Mr. Taylor was a great friend and neighbor. He was never to busy to stop and say hello, or offer a helping hand. He will be so greatly missed.