Rockco Funeral Home (Montevallo)

3715 Highway 25, Montevallo, AL


William "Bill" Henry Taylor

September 10, 1947December 30, 2019

William Henry “Bill” Taylor, age 72, of Calera, Alabama, passed away on Monday, December 30, 2019. Bill was born September 10, 1947, in Elba, Alabama.

Bill is preceded by his parents Henry Randolph and Pearl Cain Taylor and brother Jerome Taylor.

Left behind to cherish his memory is his loving wife of 51 years, Anne Wilkerson Taylor; sons, Randy (Heather) Taylor, Matthew (Leigh-ann) Taylor, and Jason (Heather) Taylor; and grandchildren James, Nathan, Joe, Gus, Judd, Gordon, Zoe, Vivienne, Hanna, and Ruby.

Bill was a Staff Sergeant with the United Stated Air Force where he was awarded a Good Conduct Medal, Air Force Longevity Service Award, National Defense Service Medal, and the Air Force Medal. After Bill served his duty to our country, he established a career working on nuclear power plants, moving his family 18 times in 18 years along the way. Bill loved to work outside; he was a handyman who could fix almost anything. He passed on his knowledge and passion to his sons while teaching them to hold the light and grab the right tools. He was also a proud member of the NRA. In his retirement, he enjoyed visiting every Waffle House he could find. He loved his children and especially enjoyed being Pawpaw to his grandchildren. Bill made a lasting impression on all those who knew him. He will be dearly missed by those who knew and loved him.

A visitation for Bill will be held Thursday, January 2, 2020, from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM at Rockco Funeral Home, Montevallo, Alabama, followed by a funeral service at 1:00 PM. A committal service will occur Thursday, January 2, 2020 at 2:00 PM at Alabama National Cemetery, Montevallo, Alabama.


  • Visitation Thursday, January 2, 2020
  • Funeral Service Monday, December 2, 2019
  • Committal Service Thursday, January 2, 2020


William "Bill" Henry Taylor

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Elizabeth Jones

December 31, 2019

Dear Anne, I am praying for you and your family! I am so glad you are near Jason. I think about you often.
Love, Elizabeth and Robert Jones