Christopher Taylor

Christopher Wayne Taylor

Thursday, August 17th, 1961 - Saturday, August 24th, 2019
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Christopher Wayne Taylor, 58 of Atchison, KS passed away Saturday, August 24, 2019 unexpectedly at his home.

Memorial service will be 2:00 PM, Sunday, September 1, 2019 at the Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home, Atchison, KS, with Rev. Ken Watkins officiating. Memorials are suggested to the Atchison County Historical Society and may be sent in care of the funeral home. Online condolences may be left at

Chris was born August 17, 1961, in Clifton Forge, VA, the son of William and Opal (Long) Taylor. He was the Executive Director of the Atchison County Historical Society and Museum. Chris was a historian, photographer, photo journalist and writer. He enjoyed nature, outdoors and history.

Chris married Darlene Mason in 2006, she survives of the home. Additional survivors include a brother William 'Billy' Taylor, Clifton Forge, VA. He was preceded in death by his parents.
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    Sunday, September 1st, 2019 | 2:00pm
    Sunday, September 1st, 2019 2:00pm
    Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home
    800 Kansas Ave
    Atchison, KS 66002
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    Rev. Ken Watkins


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Posted at 09:08pm
Sending my thoughts and prayers, No one could make history come alive like Chris- our community is richer because of his gifts and giving heart. Diane Nielson

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