Doyle Reed Taylor

Sep 8 2017
Doyle Reed Taylor

Doyle Reed Taylor age 92 of Smithville, passed away Thursday morning, September 7, 2017 at NHC HealthCare Center in Smithville. He was born March 6, 1926 to his parents, the late Martin and Novie Yates Taylor. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Ruby Taylor; son-in-law, James Keeley; 3 brothers, Solon, Albert and James Taylor; 5 sisters, Carnell Keith, Elizabeth Young, Patty Trusty, Barbara Fuson and Jo Parton. Doyle was a Methodist and Vice-President of Furniture Wholesalers and U.S. Army Veteran having served in WWII. He is survived by 3 children, Jeanette (Cliff) Stephens of Smyrna, Patricia Keeley of Mt. Juliet and Tony (Donna) Taylor of Ashland City; 5 grandchildren, Richie Stephens, Christi McDonald, Stoney Keeley, Brandi Scott, and Chelsea Lee; 9 great-grandchildren, Cody Allen, Maddux McDonald, Makenna McDonald, Aiden Scott, Trixie Scott, Corin Scott, Maddie Barnes, Gemma Lee and Easton Lee; 2 brothers-in-law, Frank Parton of Smithville and James Fuson of Nashville; several nieces and nephews also survive. Funeral services will be conducted 2 PM Saturday, September 9, 2017 at DeKalb Funeral Chapel with Bro. Michael Hale officiating and burial will follow in Snow Hill Baptist Cemetery with Military Honors. Visitation with the family will be on Friday 2 PM until 8 PM and Saturday 10 AM until the time of the service at 2 PM. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

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