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Gary Wayne Taylor, 63, Columbia, KY (1956-2019)

Gary Wayne Taylor of Columbia died Monday, November 4, 2019 at the Taylor Regional Hospital in Campbellsville, KY. He was 63 years old.

Funeral services will be held at 2pmCT on Friday, November 8, 2019, at the Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg St., Columbia, KY, with Bro. Jody Perkins officiating. Burial will follow in the Columbia Cemetery.

Visitation will be on Thursday from 4:30pmCT until 8pmCT at the funeral home and will continue Friday morning until time for the service.

Born in Columbia on June 2, 1956, he was the son of the late Marion Houston and Laura Gray Taylor.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his first wife Jennette Murphy Taylor, a son Gary Wayne Taylor, Jr., a daughter Kimberly Robin Taylor, a sister Bonnie Janes and two brothers Mitchell and Billy Taylor.

Gary made his profession of Faith in Jesus Christ at a young age. He attended the Sparksville Nazarene Church for many years and later moved his membership to the United House of Prayer where his brother Don Taylor was the pastor.

Survivors include his wife Linda Parnell Taylor; eight sisters Peggy Jessee (Wayne), Carol Rogers (Wayne), Gayle Fudge (Larry), Jennie Pennington (David), Kathy Norris (Kevin), Janet McInteer (Joe), Carmella McDonald (Greg) and Pam Flowers (Wayne); two brothers Don Taylor (Stacy) and Steve Taylor (Debbie) and several nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be Ryan Harvey, Bobby Norris, Darren Taylor, Tracy Bennett, B. J. Huff and Brandon Holmes. Honorary Pallbearers will be Houston Pennington, Nathan Burns, Michael Richard, Chris Taylor, Josh Conover, Tony Jessee, Michael Rogers, Donald Clements and Hunter Flowers.

Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences at

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Gary Wayne Taylor, 63, Columbia, KY (1956-2019)

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