David Wayne Taylor

November 8, 1966March 9, 2019

David Taylor, 52, of Louisville, KY and formerly of Hopkinsville, KY died at 11:15 a.m. Saturday at his residence.

Funeral services will be 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at Hughart, Beard & Giles Funeral Home with Rev. Leroy Crouch and Eldridge Rogers officiating. Visitation will be Tuesday from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. and Wednesday from 2:00 p.m. until the service time at Hughart, Beard & Giles Funeral Home. Hughart, Beard & Giles Funeral Home in Hopkinsville, KY is in charge of arrangements.

Graveside services will be 2:00 p.m. (EST) Saturday, March 16, 2019 at Louisville Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home East. Visitation will be Saturday from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. (EST) at Arch L. Heady and Son Funeral Home & Cremation Services.

A native of Louisville, KY he was born November 8, 1966 the son of Patricia Taylor of St. Petersburg, FL and the late Gene Taylor. He served as Athletic Director at Heritage Christian Academy for approximately 14 years. He also served as Minister of Music at Olivet Baptist Church and then Lakeview Baptist Church. He was a member of Lakeview Baptist Church.

He was known to remind students “The main thing is to keep the main thing, the main thing, and the main thing is Jesus Christ.”

Survivors in addition to his mother include his daughter: Alicen Taylor of Hopkinsville, KY; his brother: Greg Taylor of St. Petersburg, FL; and his sister: Peggy McMasters of Louisville, KY.

Memorial contributions are suggested to Heritage Christian Academy Athletics c/o Heritage Christian Academy 8349 Eagle Way Bypass, Hopkinsville, KY 42240.


  • Visitation Saturday, March 16, 2019
  • Interment Saturday, March 16, 2019

David Wayne Taylor

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