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Surviving daughter of family killed in Pikeville fire speaks out

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"When it came to Taylor, she was his world."

Billy Wilfong, Taylor' Wilfong's dad, Tyler, Dakota, Cheyanne, and Emily. her half brothers and sisters. tragically lost in an early morning blaze just outside of Pikeville, Kentucky.

She's 10 years old, loves to ride horses and play on her IPAD. Her dad was her hero.

Belinda Dixson is Billy Wilfong's ex-wife, Taylor's mother.

"He loved his kids, no matter what.  He always wanted the best for them all," said Belinda Dixson.  

Dixson and Wilfong met online, fell in love, and it wasn't long before Taylor arrived.  Despite their divorce, they remained close, and raised Taylor together.  

She wants Taylor to remember certain things about her dad.  "He loved her and he'd want her to be happy and keep going through life and doing the best she can, and never forget him," said Dixson.  

Taylor said visiting her dad meant getting to see her dad's other children, her brothers and sisters, and especially baby Emily, just five or six months old.  "First of all, she cries, and second of all, she's really sweet." said Taylor. 

Just as sweet, was the relationship between Taylor, and her dad.  "Every time he talked to her, every time he saw her, both of their faces would light up," said Dixson.  

Now, the visits and those relationships will be based on memories.  Taylor and her mom said they're happy to have them and each other and lucky to have a close family for support.