Luther Frank Saylor, of Arab, Alabama, and Taylor, Michigan, passed away on March 1, 2017, at the age of 90. He was born on November 20, 1926. Luther served in The United States Army during World War II, and worked in the Auto Industry for The American Sun Roof Corporation.
Luther is survived by his wife, Norma Lee Estes Saylor. They were married 69 years. The Saylors have four daughters, Nancy Weycker of Las Vegas, Nevada, LouAnnSmedsrud, of Salt Lake City, Utah, Karen Saylor, of Taylor, Michigan, and Laura Saylor, of Washington D.C.
He is also survived by six grandchildren: Christopher & Susan Weycker, Meghan SmedsrudStecki& Joshua Smedsrud, and Jeremy & Tarah Milbank. Luther’s three great-grandchildren are Isabella & Noah Stecki, & Kate Weycker. He leaves behind a brother, Joe Saylor, & a sister, Mary Pierce. Luther loved life and his family. He will always be remembered for his fun-loving spirit.
The funeral service will be held at The New Salem Baptist Church, 590 Center Grove Road, where Jonathan Cole is Pastor. Family viewing will be at noon on Thursday, March 9, 2017, followed by the service at 1 P.M. Speakers will be Rev. Jessie Estes, brother-n-law of the deceased, and daughter, LouAnnSmedsrud.Pallbearers will be Joseph Weycker, Richard Milbank, Jeremy Milbank, Joshua Smedsrud, John Stecki, and Tommy Stallings.Services will be coordinated with the Arab Heritage Memorial Chapel.Lunch will be held in the church fellowship hall following the service.