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It is with great sadness that the family of TAYLOR MELVIN SCOTT HALSTED, 20, of Madison, W.Va., announces his passing. He was fatally injured in a mining accident November 23, 2020. He is survived by the love of his life, Ashley Pagano, and new baby girl, Novalee; parents are Kimberly and Shane Green of Bob White, W.Va., and Randy and Joetta Halstead of West Madison; grandmother, Linda Moore; loving grandmother, Laura Pagano and the late Bradley Dale Pagano; brothers, David Sutphin and Preston and Wade Halstead; sisters, Randi Marie Halstead and Katie Purdue; and a host of aunts and uncles that loved him dearly. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Melvin Moore; paternal grandparents, Bernard and Evalene Halstead; and uncle, Todd Halstead. Taylor was known as “Big Man” by all his friends. He will be loved, missed and cherished by all who knew him. A private family ceremony was held for Taylor with his great-uncle, Rev. Phil Rowe, officiating. Handley Funeral Home in Danville, W.Va., assisted the family. You may express your condolences to the family at