Donald Grant Traylor

August 17, 1934April 6, 2013

DONALD GRANT TRAYLOR, 78, of Germantown, TN, died on April 6, 2013. He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Patricia Linn Traylor; son, Mark Alan Traylor of Nashville, TN; daughter, Donna Traylor Carrico of Germantown; daughter, Janet Traylor Addison of Cabot, AR; brother, Robert G. Traylor of Oxford, MS; sister, Karen Traylor Postma or Oak Ridge, TN, and eight grandchildren. He was a member of Germantown Baptist Church, an ordained deacon, and a Sunday School teacher for many years. He graduated from Mississippi State University and Texas A&M University and also served in the U.S. Air Force as a Captain. He was a registered professional Mechanical Engineer and worked with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, U.S. Navy and U.S. Postal Service. He loved history, theology and classical church music and was a builder of clocks. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, April 9 from 10 a.m. until service at 11 a.m. at Memphis Funeral Home and Memorial Gardens on Poplar Ave. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Online condolences may be made at Memphis Funeral Home And Memorial Gardens 5599 Poplar Ave. (901)725-0100

~~~~~~~ Romans 10: 9-10 9 That if you confess with your mouth the Lord Jesus and believe in your heart that God has raised Him from the dead, you will be saved. 10 For with the heart one believes unto righteousness, and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation.


  • Visitation Tuesday, April 9, 2013
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Donald Grant Traylor

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Wanda Vallin

April 10, 2013

Pat, what an amazing and beautiful celebration service your son-in-law conducted. I know Don was so pleased that all his instructions were carried out so well. It was so uplifting and paid honor to God and to the life of your family.

April 9, 2013

We are so sorry about the loss of your husband and father

Ed and Margaret Eyring

April 9, 2013

Our thought and prayers are with you and your family. Psalm 116:15

April 9, 2013

Pat, please know that you are loved, as was "the Professor". We are sorrowing at your loss, but are assured that Don is now in the presence of our Lord. We are, and will continue to pray for you and the family.
Roger and Ann Wade

Jennie Anne Roth

April 9, 2013

Our thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grief. May your memories bring you comfort.

Charles Daniels

April 8, 2013

Janet and family, our thoughts are with you today in the loss of your dad and our prayers are that Jesus will wrap his loving arms around each of you during these next few days especially and give you comfort. Our love, Charles & Ernestine Daniels