A resident of Baton Rouge, Edward died on April 7, 2017, at age 87. Visiting at Star of Bethlehem Baptist Church, 6274 Scenic Hwy on Saturday, April 22nd, from 9 am until funeral service at 11 am, conducted by Rev. Joseph Combs. He was married to Edith Gardner Taplin for 27 years, 8 months and 24 days. He is also survived by his sons, Donald Ray Taplin and Ricky Taplin; daughters, Rita Taplin Humphrey and Sandary Taplin Bell; brother, Jennie C. Taplin; and sister; Ruby L. Taplin and a host of other relatives and friends. He is preceded in death by his mother, Etta Robinson Taplin and father, Jim Taplin. Services Entrusted to Grant's Westside Funeral Services, 383-2001.
Grants Westside Funeral Services
1151 Louisiana Avenue
Port Allen, LA 70767
Published in TheAdvocate.com from Apr. 20 to Apr. 22, 2017