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Dannie B. Taylor

Dannie Bruce Taylor, 51, of St. Albans, died July 3, 2014 at home after a long battle with diabetes.

He was a 1981 graduate of St. Albans High School. He was drafted and played for the WV Rockets Semi-pro Football Team and was a professional wrestler with NWA and the Ohio Wrestling Circuit. He retired from Love Security.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Martha Ellen Snodgrass Taylor; maternal grandparents, Dannie and Elsie Mitchell Snodgrass; and paternal grandparents, Bruce Sr. and Hester Selbe Taylor.

Surviving are his daughter whom he loved more than life, Katlin Marie Taylor of Ripley; father, Bruce Robert "J.R." Taylor Jr. of St. Albans; and sister, Priscilla Elaine Taylor of St. Albans.

Graveside service and burial will be 1 p.m. Tuesday, July 8 at Tyler Mountain Memory Gardens, Cross Lanes with the Rev. David Kinder officiating. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m Monday, July 7, at Leonard Johnson Funeral Home, Marmet. Condolences may be sent to the family at

Leonard Johnson Funeral Home, Marmet is in charge of arrangements.

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