March 2, 1991-Sept. 3, 2013
Taylor Allen Flory, 22, of Harvey and formerly of Sawyer, died Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013, from injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident near Sawyer.
Taylor was born March 2, 1991, in Minot, to Kenny and Cari (Tomlinson) Flory. He was reared in Sawyer, attended Sawyer School and graduated from Sawyer High School in 2009. During his high school years he was a member of the high school basketball team, loved baseball and was employed at Peters Honey Farm. Following graduation, he was employed by the DME Railroad in Huron, S.D., as a conductor. Most recently, he was employed by WATCO companies in Tioga as a conductor.
Taylor’s hobbies and special interests included snowboarding, country cruisin’, mudding (with Big Red), camping and campfires as well as going out at sunset and taking pictures. He loved nature, his friends and his family.
Taylor’s loving family includes: his parents, Kenny and Cari Flory, of Harvey; sisters, Ginger, of Velva, and Lola and Natasha, both of Harvey; nieces and nephews, Brooke, Kaleb, Jack and Maddyx; grandparents, Carol and LeRoy Lindekugel, of Minot, and Allen and Janice Tomlinson, of Benedict; and numerous uncles, aunts and cousins.
Taylor was preceded in death by: his grandfather, Ken Flory; great-grandmother, Alice Vannett; and uncles, Walter Peters and John Haugen.
The infectious love that Taylor had for his family is what motivated him on a daily basis. He left his job in South Dakota to be closer to his family.
Celebration of the Life of Taylor Flory: Saturday, Sept. 7, at 10:30 a.m., in the Sawyer School Auditorium.
Visitation: Today, Friday, from 2 to 7 p.m., in Thomas Family Funeral Home, Minot.
In lieu of plants and flowers, memorials are preferred. Please send any memorials to the First State Bank of Harvey, 920 Lincoln Ave, Harvey, ND 58341 in Taylor’s name.
Those wishing to sign the online memorial register or share memories and condolences are invited to use the expressions of sympathy section at (www.thomasfamilyfuneralhome.com).