The Detroit Tigers lost their biggest fan. Miles Taylor Lafoon Jr., 73, of Victoria Virginia passed away on February 19, 2023. He was the son of the late Miles Taylor Lafoon Sr., and Margaret Buchanan Lafoon and was brother of the late Brenda Lafoon Harding. He is survived by his wife of 51 years Nancy Bragg Lafoon; his daughters Lana Dalton (Jack), Lucy Hall (Derrick), and Lindsey Richards (Kyle). He was PopPop to Jackson, Anna, and Nora Dalton, Landon and Logan Hall, and Emily Richards.
Taylor graduated from Central High School in 1968. Upon graduation, he began his 44 year career with Norfolk Southern Railroad. Taylor loved playing baseball in his youth and moved on to coach many softball teams to victory. He was also an avid antique collector who loved attending auctions.
His family will receive friends at all times at the home in Victoria. Graveside funeral services will be held 2pm Friday, February 24, 2023 at the Lakeview Cemetery in Victoria. In lieu of flowers please consider a memorial donation to the Victoria Fire and Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 1419, Victoria, Va. 23974 or the Alzheimer's Association at https://act.alz.org/donate Staples Funeral Home, Victoria, in charge of arrangements.