In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son: Robert Allen Taylor; brother: Johnny Mayo Taylor; sister: Agytha Joyce Taylor; nephew: Jason Robert Ring; and brother-in-law: Larry Grizzle.
Those left to cherish his memory are his daughters: Pam Gray and husband Billy, Teresa Pope and fiancé Mike; four grandchildren: Kirsten Laslie and boyfriend Travis, Caleb Gray and girlfriend Makayla, Dustin Pope, MiKayla Gray and boyfriend Fisher; two great-grandchildren: Aspen and Mallory; brother: Garnett Taylor and wife Anita; sister: Brenda Grizzle; several nieces and nephews; two very special people: Judy Neal, whom made his last eleven years very happy ones and his lifelong friend Bill Gray.
A very special thanks to April and Carrie of MSA Hospice Care for the wonderful care during his illness and Dr. Joe Rupe and Dr. Jennifer Jonkers.
Abiding by his final wishes, his body will be cremated. Memorial services will be held at 7:00 p.m. Thursday, March 10, 2022 in the Combs-Hess Funeral Service Chapel with Preacher Randall Taylor and Preacher Caleb Sample officiating and Larry Rasnake providing hymns. The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. prior to the service. The service will be livestreamed on our Combs-Hess Facebook page at 7:00 p.m.
The obituary can also be found on our website: www.chfunerals.com and expressions of sympathy can be made on our Combs-Hess Funeral Service Facebook page. Combs – Hess Funeral Service, 291 Highway 71 Fincastle Road, Lebanon, VA 24266 (276) 889-4444 is serving the Taylor family.