Archive for Friday, April 21, 2006

EHS grad killed in motorcycle wreck

Funeral services announced

April 21, 2006

A motorcycle accident early April 19 claimed the life of Chad Taylor, 26, Lee's Summit, Mo.

According to the Missouri Highway Patrol, the crash occurred at 2:55 a.m. in Lee's Summit, when Taylor failed to negotiate a curve on Interstate 470 and struck a road sign. His motorcycle was found in a grassy median.

Taylor was pronounced dead at the scene.

Services for Chad Marvin Taylor, 26, Lee's Summit, Mo., were Saturday at Lee's Summit United Methodist Church. Burial was in Eudora Cemetery.

He was born Sept. 1, 1979, in Lawrence, the son of Larry and Janet Burkhardt Taylor. He graduated from Eudora High School in 1998.

He married Victoria Drienik on April 10, 2006, on the Island of St. Lucia in the Caribbean. She survives of the home.

Other survivors include his parents, Eudora; a sister, Tiffany Bishop; and his paternal grandmother, Emma Jean Taylor, Eudora.

The family suggests memorials to the Cancer Unit at Kansas University Medical Center in Kansas City, Kan., sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary, Eudora Chapel, 1003 John L. Williams Drive, Eudora 66025.

A full obituary will appear in Thursday's issue of The Eudora News.

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