Frank A. Taylor, a retired tire company owner who was 85 and lived at Keswick, died there Monday of cancer.
A mass of Christian burial was being offered today at the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen, 5200 N. Charles St.
Mr. Taylor retired about 15 years ago as owner of the Caffee-Taylor Tire Co. He had been associated with the downtown dealership for many years, starting as a salesman.
Mr. Taylor is survived by his wife, the former Mary Sheehan; three sons, Edmund Dennis Taylor of Concord, Mass., Richard S. Taylor of Cockeysville and James S. Taylor of Monkton; three daughters, Mary T. Patterson of Wilmington, Del., Judy T. Boyce of Lutherville and Heather T. Entwistle of Cockeysville; and 16 grandchildren.
The family suggested memorial contributions to the Franciscan Center, 2122 Maryland Ave.