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Gary Taylor

November 25, 1957 ~ October 5, 2019 (age 61)


Mr. Cleveland Gary Taylor, 61, of Ehrhardt, entered into rest Saturday, October 5, 2019, at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta.  


Born November 25, 1957 in Millen, Georgia, he was a son of the late Cleveland Taylor and Ila Holton Taylor.  He was the Superintendent of Maintenance at Swiss-Krono in Barnwell.  Gary was a man of God and was a member of Colston Branch Baptist Church.  He was a good husband, father and PaPa who loved his children and grandchildren and spending time with them.  He loved people, and will be remembered as a good man, teacher, and boss.  Gary enjoyed projects that included making things with his hands, he loved the outdoors and loved his man cave.


Surviving are: his wife, Debra Boyer Taylor of Ehrhardt; children, Tisha T. Thompson and her husband Daniel, Zack Taylor and his wife Jennifer, and Josh Taylor, all of Sylvania, Georgia; grandchildren, Allen, Taylor and “Scooby”, Haley, Brinton, Eden, Nora, Wyatt, and Whitley; grandchild, Judah; father-in-law, Olin Bishop of Ehrhardt; sisters, Dale Taylor of Brooklet, Georgia and Jean Taylor Bulloch of Cooperville, Georgia; and many nieces and nephews. 


Flowers will be accepted, or memorial contributions may be directed in his memory to: Colston Branch Baptist Church, Table and Chairs Fund, 655 Sunday School Road, Bamberg, South Carolina 29003.


A memorial service will be held 4 o’clock, Thursday afternoon, October 10, 2019 at Colston Branch Baptist Church, 655 Sunday School Road, Bamberg.  The family will receive friends during a time of fellowship following the service.


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Memorial Service
October 10, 2019

4:00 PM
Colston Branch Baptist Church
655 Sunday School Road
Bamberg, SC 29003

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