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Obituary for Conway Adair Taylor

February 20, 1924 - January 29, 2017
Austin, Texas | Age 92


Conway Adair Taylor went to be with the Lord Sunday, January 29th in Austin, Texas at the age of 92.

He was born on Feb. 20, 1924, near Snyder, Texas to James Wellington Taylor and Maudie May Taylor. His early schooling was in Snyder and McCamey finishing at Allen Military Academy in Bryan, Texas. He graduated with honors as a 2nd Lt. in the U.S. Army. He entered the Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD,and after graduation, Conway served in WWII on destroyers and earned his naval wings in time for the Korean War. His citations included the Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal with four clusters, Unit Citation and the Pacific and WWII victory medals.

Conway decided to enter the real estate profession where he was a past President of the Austin Board of Realtors and in 1973 published a textbook "Modern Real Estate Practice in Texas" used in schools and colleges across the State. He loved all sports but his true passion was golf. He was a member of the Austin Country Club where he played often or was found working on his game with his much beloved and admired mentor Harvey Penick.

Conway is survived by his first wife, Patsy Bryan Taylor and their two children: Susan Taylor Masters and husband, David of San Antonio; Steve Taylor of Rockport; three grandsons: Dayne Masters and his wife, Kelle; Bryan Masters and his wife, Rebecca; Kyle Masters and his wife, Andrea; and blessed with nine great grandchildren.

Conway married Dorothy Galloway Williams on Feb 20, 1978 and enjoyed many years of happiness traveling and golfing all over the United States. He will also be missed by his two step children, Susan Williams Tate and her husband, John of Durango, CO; their daughters Trina Martin and her husband, Kevin; Theresa Robertson and her husband, Grady; also Georgianna Williams Zvonek and her husband, Ray; their two daughters Angela Zumwalt and husband, Rand; and Laura Orr. He had eight cherished step great grandchildren.

We would like to give our heartfelt thank you to the Brookdale Parmer Lane staff, nurses and hospice, especially Angel Flanagan and Pam Nemir for their loving care.

Memorial Service will be on Wednesday, February 1, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at Covenant Presbyterian Church which they considered the spiritual cornerstone of their marriage.

In lieu of flowers, please gift the charity of your choice or Covenant Presbyterian Church.

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Weed-Corley-Fish Funeral Home North

3125 N Lamar Blvd.
Austin, TX 78705
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