Funeral services for Sunny Irvine Taylor, 69-year-old longtime Kaycee resident who passed away suddenly March 5 at her winter home in Wickenburg, Arizona, will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 13, at the Harrold Jarrard Park Building in Kaycee with the Rev. Carol Buckingham officiating. A visitation will be held from 1 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the Harness Funeral Home Chapel and from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday in Kaycee at the HJP. A private family interment will be held by the family at a later time. Donations in Sunny’s memory may be made to the Hoofprints of the Past Museum in Kaycee, in care of Harness Funeral Home at 351 N. Adams in Buffalo. Online condolences may be made at www.harnessfuneralhome.com.
Sunny Taylor was born Sept. 7, 1949, in Casper to Van and Herma Irvine. She started school in Linch and attended high school at Natrona County High School in Casper. She was married on Sept. 27, 1967, in Kaycee to Robin Taylor, and they worked on various ranches in Johnson County. Robin and Sunny bought their own ranch in Kaycee in 2000 where they run Black Angus cows and raise Quarter Horses.
Sunny loved to follow Robin to steer roping events and visit with all the other wives. She also loved to quilt and made all her family beautiful quilts. She had a very strong relationship with God and the outdoors. She loved being a cowgirl and everything that goes with it.
Sunny is survived by her husband, Robin Taylor of 51 years; two daughters, Loraine “Lori” Taylor, of Azle, Texas, and Joely Walker and her husband Craig of Kaycee; one son, Scott Taylor and his wife Tammy also of Azle, Texas; three brothers, Mick Irvine of Casper, Lee Irvine and his wife Jo Ann of Phoenix, and Pax Irvine and his wife Susan of Buffalo; four grandchildren, Morgan Taylor of Denton, Texas, Bailey LaVigne of Fort Worth, Texas, and Ryan and Madeline Walker, both of Kaycee; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, Van and Herma Werner Irvine.