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Body Of Maj. Brent Taylor To Return To Utah Wednesday For Saturday Funeral

Nov 13, 2018, 2:11 PM
North Ogden Mayor Brent Taylor, who also served as a major in the Utah Army National Guard, is pictured with his wife and seven children. Taylor was killed in Afghanistan on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018. He deployed in January 2018 for an anticipated 12 months of military service. His deployment marked the first known time in state history a sitting mayor left for wartime service in Utah. (Photo: Westbroek Studio)
(Photo: Westbroek Studio)

OGDEN, Utah – The body of Maj. Brent Taylor will return to Utah Wednesday for a funeral on Saturday.

His body will arrive at the Roland R. Wright Air National Guard Base at 765 N. 2200 West, Salt Lake City, at 3 p.m.

Taylor, 39, took an unprecedented one-year leave of absence from his post as mayor of North Ogden for his deployment to Afghanistan in January. Just months away from his return, he was killed during an “apparent insider attack” in Kabul on Saturday, Nov. 3, officials said.

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Body Of Maj. Brent Taylor To Return To Utah Wednesday For Saturday Funeral