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Howard Saylor
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Obituary for Howard Saylor

Corydon, Indiana
Howard Saylor, 86, passed away Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at Harrison County Hospital. He was born October 5, 1931 the son of Beaty Lewis and Elizabeth Saylor. He was an electrician for General Electric in Louisville. He was a Marine veteran of the Korean war. He was a member of the Fox Company which was a historical and elite military groups in special ops. He was also a member of the Harrison County Horse Patrol. He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife Rose Mary Ballard Saylor. He is survived by two sons, Howard Wayne Saylor (Peggy) of Leavenworth, IN and Richard Lane Saylor (Sally) of Lanesville, IN; four daughters, Marla K. Byrd (Steve) and Cathy Ann Simcoe (Larry) both of Corydon, IN, Susan Wheeler (Mark) of Clarksville, IN and Angela White of Mauckport, IN.; one sister, Maureen Malphrus of Ridgeland, S.C. He is also survived by 17 grandchildren, 26 great grandchildren, 1 great great grandchild. Funeral services will be held at 2 PM Friday, December 22, 2017 at Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Corydon, IN. Pastor Jon Pearce will officiate. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery in Corydon with Military Rites at the grave. Visitation will be from 1 PM to 8 PM Thursday, December 21, 2017 and on Friday from 10 AM to 2 PM at the funeral home in Corydon. The family suggests memorial gifts be made to The Wounded Warrior Project at PO Box 758516 Topeka, Kansas 66675-8516.


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Visitation

Thursday

21

Dec

1:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Homes - Corydon

318 East Chestnut Street
Corydon, IN 47112

Visitation

Friday

22

Dec

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Homes - Corydon

318 East Chestnut Street
Corydon, IN 47112

Funeral Ceremony

Friday

22

Dec

2:00 PM
Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Homes - Corydon

318 East Chestnut Street
Corydon, IN 47112

Cemetery Details

Location

St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery

312 E High St
Corydon, IN 47112


Memorial Contribution

Wounded Warrior Project

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