Charlie R. Taylor, 71, of Venus, Texas, passed into the arms of God, Wednesday, March 16, 2011. Charlie was born on May 17, 1939, in Mt. Peak, Texas, to Charlie and Margaret Taylor. 

He is survived by his beloved wife of 41 years, Linda; daughters, Rebecca Cockerham and husband, Guy, Tanya Brooks, Sandy Harrell and husband, Steve, Tris Bonsall and husband, Richard, Kathy Massey and husband, Ed and Teresa Hoffman and husband, Gregory; son, Charlie Taylor Jr. and wife, Gaye; brother, John Taylor; grandchildren, Miranda Bullington, Rachel Paul, Ryan Carrino, Justin Paul, Sarah Hoffman, John Hoffman, Bryan Harrell, Chris Massey, Steven Cockerham, Bobby Taylor, Nikki Siemens, Candy Taylor and Shad Hackler; great-grandchildren, Austin, Levi, Josh, Annabella, Abby, Bailyee and Dylan; and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins who will all miss him dearly

A visitation were held from 6-8 p.m. on Friday, March 18, 2011, at Midlothian Funeral Home. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 19, 2011, at Liberty Baptist Church, on U.S. Highway 663 with burial following at Mt. Peak Cemetery.

Arrangements are under the direction of Midlothian Funeral Home, 200 E. Avenue E, Midlothian. 972-723-9884