JEFFERSON - Donnie Ray Taylor, 58, of Jefferson, passed away on Tuesday, April 22, 2014.
Mr. Taylor was born in Atlanta, the son of the late Albert Taylor and Catherine Station Taylor of Winder. He was a plumber by trade, in which he was self-employed. Mr. Taylor was the general contractor during the construction of the new Peoples Baptist Church in Jefferson, a task he thoroughly enjoyed.
Survivors in addition to his mother include his wife of more than 30 years, Elaine Taylor, Jefferson; daughters, Mandy (Jeff) Grooms, Nicholson, and Brandy Thomas, Jefferson; son, John Taylor, Jefferson; sisters, Cindy McKeeham and Kathy Wilson, both of Winder; brothers, Christopher Taylor and Steve Taylor, both of Winder; grandchildren, Katelyn Taylor, Ashleigh Grooms, Austin William Thomas, Faith Danielle Grooms, Fredrick Johnathan Taylor Jr., Logan Ray Thomas, Jacob Alan Taylor, and Kaleigh Lyn Taylor; and a number of other relatives.
A celebration of life service will be held Friday April 25, at 2:00 p.m., at Peoples Baptist Church in Jefferson with Brother John Briscoe and Pastor Albert Whitlock officiating. The family will receive friends starting at 1:30 p.m. and then after the service at the church.
Flowers are omitted and memorials may be to made to Peoples Baptist Church, 900 Doster Rd., Jefferson, GA 30549
Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson, is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.evansfuneralhomeinc.com