Homer G. “Tag” Taggart__________________________
Homer George “Tag” Taggart III, 78, died October 16, 2013, at Woodhaven Care Center, Ellinwood, Kan.
He was born April 10, 1935, at Midland, S.D., the son of H.George Jr. and Olive (Hogen) Taggart.
He owned and operated Mr. Tag’s Taxes and Bookkeeping, Great Bend. Mr. Taggart was a Great Bend resident since 1978, coming from Oklahoma.
He was a U.S. Army veteran serving during the Vietnam Conflict.
He was a life member of the NRA. He was an avid gun collector and was a volunteer chaplain at Great Bend Regional Hospital.
Survivors include four children, Brad Taggart of New Jersey, Karen Keesee and her husband, Darwin, of Blue Springs, Mo., Bryan Taggart and his wife, Jill, of Topeka, Kan., and Homer George “Chip” Taggart IV and his wife, Shelly, of Overland Park, Kan.; three sisters, Marieta Matos, Jean Johnson and Lynn Brue; three brothers, Lowell Swisher, Ken Taggart and Tom Taggart; 13 grandchildren, Jennifer, Jessica, Danielle, Caleb, Carson, Molly, Angelina, Annalisa, Austin, Andrew, Nolan, Herschel and Ben; and two great-grandchildren, Makayla and Bailey
Services were held Saturday, October 19, at Bryant Funeral Home.
Interment was at Great Bend Cemetery North, with military rites by Fort Riley Honor Guard.
Arrangements were with Bryant Funeral Home of Great Bend. Condolences may be sent and notice viewed at www. bryantfh.net