Dr. Richard F. “Dick” Taylor, 81, of Fayette, MO passed Sunday, February 4, 2018, at his home. Visitation will be Wednesday, February 7 from 4 pm to 8 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Fayette, MO. Funeral service will be Thursday, February 8 at 11:00 am at First Baptist Church with Reverends James Briggs and Nate Kohl officiating. Interment will follow at Walnut Ridge Cemetery in Fayette. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to the First Baptist Church of Fayette, MO 4-H Foundation, or MU College of Veterinary Medicine in care of Friemonth-Freese Funeral Service, 174 Hwy. 5 & 240 N., Fayette, MO 65248.