Richard E. Taylor, 75, of Mount Vernon, Illinois, passed away at 4:50 A.M., Thursday, November 19, 2015 at SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital in Mount Vernon, Illinois. FUNERAL SERVICE will be held at 1:00 P.M. Monday, November 23, 2015 at Hughey Funeral Home in Mount Vernon, Illinois. Burial will follow at Kirk Cemetery in Ina, Illinois. Friends of the Richard E. Taylor Family may call from 5:00 to 8:00 P.M. Sunday, November 22, 2015 at Hughey Funeral Home in Mount Vernon, Illinois. Arrangements are entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home where you may call (618) 242-3348 or visit www.hugheyfh.com for further information or to send online condolences.