Dr. Clifton Taylor - In Memory
Dr. Clifton L. Taylor, long time member, mentor, and former KWOA & KWOF director, has passed away at the age of 92, leaving a legacy of sustainable forestry. Clifton and his late wife Barbara along with their sons Scott and Steve were dedicated tree farmers on their beloved Elk Cave Farm. Clifton was recognized as the 2017 Kentucky Tree Farmer of the Year and as one of four nationally recognized Regional Tree Farmers of the Year in 2022. His professional career was dedicated to educating agricultural and forestry producers through various positions in the cooperative extension systems at the University of Kentucky and the University of Florida. He served as county 4-H and agricultural agents in Monroe and Simpson counties in Kentucky, and then later served as a professor and extension specialist at the University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences where he held leadership roles as Associate Dean and Interim Dean for Extension. Here is a link to the full obituary with information on visitation and services: https://www.tributearchive.com/obituaries/27628101/clifton-l-taylor/perryville/kentucky/walden-funeral-home
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