James Thomas Taylor

May 26, 1939May 9, 2018

James T. (Tommy) Taylor was born May 26, 1939 and passed away on May 9, 2018 at the age of 78. Mr. Taylor is survived by his four daughters, Tammy (Richard) Holman, Susan (Larry) Gafford, Sharon (Richard) Wise and Debbie (Gene) Wetherill. He is also survived by 8 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren and his 2 sisters, Peggy (David) Hayes and Jane (Larry) Owen and a very special friend, Dot Melton. He was preceded in death by his parents, James D. and Beatrice Taylor.

Mr. Taylor served in the US Air Force and the Alabama National Guard. He loved his country music and Alabama Football. The family wishes to thank the staff of Merrywood Lodge and Kindred Hospice for the love and care they provided to Mr. Taylor.

Services for Mr. Taylor will be Saturday, May 12, 2018 at 10 AM with a visitation at 9 AM at Leak Memory Chapel. Burial will follow at Alabama Heritage Cemetery. The service will be lead by Robert Hunnicutt and the Pallbearers will be Richard Holman, Frankie Brunson, Daniel Brunson, Chris Freeman, Brandon Freeman and Sammie Cooper.


  • Visitation Saturday, May 12, 2018
  • Funeral Service Saturday, May 12, 2018
  • Burial Saturday, May 12, 2018

James Thomas Taylor

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Sharon Wise

May 11, 2018