Andy Saylor, age 87, passed away on Tuesday, November 10, 2020. Services will be held at Harrod Brothers Funeral Home on Friday, November 13, 2020, at 12:00 p.m. with Bro. Chuck Umholtz officiating. Burial will follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at Harrod Brothers Funeral Home from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. service time on Friday.
Mr. Saylor was born in Harlan, Kentucky, on October 22, 1933, to the late Andy Saylor, Sr., and Nannie Belle Evans Saylor. He retired as a crane operator and was a member of Operating Engineers 181 for 55 years. Mr. Saylor was a Christian man, who loved the Lord and was a member of Beechridge Baptist Church. He was an avid fisherman and bluegrass musician, who especially loved playing the fiddle and mandolin. Mr. Saylor always had a joke to tell and his grandchildren’s photos ready to share. Above all, he loved his family and grandchildren dearly.
He is survived by his beloved wife of 62 years, Betty Frances Perry Saylor; children, Leisa Drexler (Tom) and Glen Andrew Saylor (Sharon); grandchildren, Thomas Saylor (Leah), Andrew Saylor, Morgan Saylor, Emily Drexler, and Matthew Drexler; nieces, Donna Fee, Bonnie Kerr, and Ethelene White.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Don Saylor.
Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.