Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home

2230 North Thompson Street, P.O. Box 6294, Springdale, AR

Phone: 479-756-2010

William (Dub) Austin Taylor Sr.

Springdale, AR

1933 - 2018

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Published: January 16, 2018

William Austin Taylor, Sr. (Dub) of Springdale, Arkansas passed away on Sunday, January 14, 2018 at his residence. Dub was born on January 30, 1933, a son of the late Bill and Valley (Thompson) Taylor, in their home in Erbie, Arkansas on the Buffalo River. He enjoyed his grandchildren and great grandchildren and especially loved hearing stories of their orneriness. He thought they were a chip off the old block. He also enjoyed hunting, fishing, and visiting with the people he knew and those he just met.

Dub was proceeded in death by his wife, Reba Eileen Kilgore Taylor; his brother, John C. Taylor and his sister, Ruby LaVee Taylor Harp. Dub is survived by his daughter and her husband, Dubby and Daryl Waggoner; two sons and their wives, William A. Taylor, Jr. (Bub) and Lora Taylor and John M. and Jennifer Taylor; six grandchildren, Captain William Lassiter and Mary Lassiter, Bobby and Cassie Taylor, Aaron and Amber Taylor, Amanda Taylor, Tyles Porter and Jarod Porter; six great-grandchildren, Mary Beth Lassiter, Christopher Taylor, Zachary Taylor, Caitlin Taylor, Gavin Taylor, Garrett Taylor; and host of other family and friends.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at the Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home of Springdale, Arkansas from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Thursday, January 18, 2018 at 10 a.m. A following Funeral service will be held at the Low Gap Full Gospel Church on Thursday, January 18, 2018 at 2 p.m. with Pastor Derwin Martin and Pastor Kelvin House to officiate the services.

Committal service to follow at the Low Gap Cemetery. The family would like to thank the staff at the Circle of Life Hospice Home in Springdale, Arkansas for their outstanding compassion and service that was provided to the family. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in his name to the Circle of Life Hospice Home, 901 Jones Road, Springdale, Ark. 72762. To sign the online guest book please visit

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