Lewis Randolph Taylor

October 4, 1941April 12, 2014
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Funeral Services will be at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday at Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church for Mr. Lewis R. “Randy” Taylor, 72, Gadsden, who passed away Saturday, April 12, 2014. Rev. Albert Morgan, Rev. Ricky Haygood and Rev. Dewayne Boyd will officiate. Burial will be at the adjoining cemetery. Collier-Butler Funeral and Cremation Services will direct. Randy was a member of Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church. He was an avid animal lover, especially to his dog Saban and enjoyed gardening. He was good to one and all and you always felt loved and welcomed by him. Randy was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, brother, uncle and friend. He was preceded in death by his parents, Dewey and Minnie Taylor, grandson, Christian Taylor eight brothers and three sisters. Survivors include his loving wife, Jeneal “Jan” Taylor, children, Angela (Kevin) Napper, Mike (Donna) Taylor, Thomas Taylor, Tina Taylor (Jason) Retzer, Tammy (Kelly) Carpenter and Tonya (Travis) Pollard, grandchildren, Donnie (Crystal) Napper, Justin Napper, Adam Napper, Crystal Taylor, Dewayne Boyd, Chandler Taylor, Ashley Taylor, Joshua Carpenter and Abram Pollard, great grandchildren, Trinity Napper, Cody Taylor, Mason Taylor, Haley Taylor, Brody Napper, Chase Taylor and Madison Taylor, sister, Jean Tennyson and a host of special nieces and nephews. Pallbearers will be; grandsons, Donnie Napper, Justin Napper, Adam Napper, Dewayne Boyd, Joshua Carpenter, Abram Pollard and nephew, Jimmy Taylor. Honorary Pallbearers will be sons-in-law and daughters-in-law. The family extends a special thanks to the late Dr. Vijay Misra and K.J. Shah. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Monday evening at the funeral home. Randy will lie in state at the church for one hour prior to services on Tuesday.


  • Visitation Monday, April 14, 2014
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, April 15, 2014

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Laquieche Dean

April 17, 2014

I love your family so much. My hope is that you all find strength in the love that surrounds you and peace from our God.


April 16, 2014


Bobbie Overstreet

April 15, 2014

You and your family have my deepest sympathy.

April 15, 2014

So sorry I thought the world of him . He was always so sweet to me . He will be missed . Praying for Jan and the family . Carol and Jackie Vice

Tim Scales

April 14, 2014

I am saddened to hear of Randy's passing. He had suffered a very long time. My thoughts and prayers go out to the family, Jan and all of the children. God Bless.

Chuck & Karen Edwards

April 14, 2014

Praying for God to wrap his loving arms around each and everyone of y'all and give Peace to the broken Hearts. We Love you all so very much.

Lisa (Foley) Sheffield

April 14, 2014

My heart and prayers go out to the entire Taylor family. Please know that I will be lifting you all in prayer over the next few days and months to come. Mr. Randy was a very sweet man to me growing up and will always have a special place in my heart. My love to you all!!!

Carol Foster

April 14, 2014

We pray to GOD to comfort you and your family. We are so sorry for your loss.

Dave & Carmen Retzer

April 14, 2014

God go with you Taylor family this is not the end you will see him again. With our love from the Retzer Family.

April 14, 2014

Our prayers are with the family today. May God give you peace and comfort during the difficult days ahead. Randy will be missed by us. We love you all. May God Bless. Larry and Linda Farley