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Afton H Taylor

December 9, 2011 — June 30, 2019

Afton H. Taylor

It is with great sorrow that we announce the unexpected passing of Afton Howard Taylor on Sunday, June 30, 2019 at the age of 7. Afton was known by his family and friends to be a kind and fearless little boy. Afton had a heart that loved the Lord and everyone he met. Afton attended Amherst Elementary School. He enjoyed participating in soccer, swimming, gymnastics and playing guitar. Afton loved trucks and motorcycles.

Afton is survived by his parents, Doug and Krissy Taylor and his siblings, Maja and Boyd; paternal grandparents, Jill and Howard Taylor; maternal grandparents, Marjan and Mardze Kochovski; his aunts, Katie, Kari (Rod), Kaecy, Karli, Lusanda (Moe), Nangamso, Vesna (Toni), Tina (Chris) and uncle Steven (Tiffany);  cousins: Nicholas, Gabriella and Olivia Christoff, Raime and Roahn Reid, Luka and Sebastian Stojcev,  Alexander and Nicholas Kochovski. We will continue to love him dearly.

Funeral services will be Saturday, July 6, 2019 at 11:00 am in Rivertree Christian Church, Jackson Campus, 7373 Portage St NW, Massillon, OH 44646. Interment in North Lawn Cemetery. Family will receive friends on Friday, July 5, 2019 from 5 - 8 pm at Rivertree Christian Church, Jackson Campus and one hour prior to the service on Saturday at the church from 10 – 11 am. (The family requests those attending the services to wear blue in memory of Afton’s favorite color.) Memorial donations may be made to Christian Aid Ministries – Rapid Response Services, P.O Box 360, Berlin, OH 44610. The family would like to give a special thanks to Antrim Fire and Rescue for their hard work and service.

For Afton:

2 Corinthians 4:17-18

"For our light and momentary troubles are achieving for us an eternal glory that far outweighs them all. So, we fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is unseen, since what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal."



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