Randall Taylor

Randall “Pappy” Taylor age 69 of Smithville of the Short Mountain Community, passed away Saturday morning, June 8, 2024, at his residence.

He was born July 12, 1954, in Smithville, to his parents, the late George Emery and Minnie Louise Estes Taylor.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Bobby Taylor and sister, Tammy Davenport.

Pappy worked with the Cannon County Highway Department.

He is survived by 2 sisters, Brenda Barrett and Georgene (Jeffrey) Grisham both of Liberty; brother, Russell Taylor of Woodbury; niece, Brenda (Wayne) Lattimore; great-nieces, Miranda, Serenity and Brandi; great-nephew, Joshua Grisham; honorary sister, Glenda Hale; honorary brother, Mark Pryor and 2 special friends, Charles Taylor and Steven Hobbs.

Graveside services and interment will be 1:PM Tuesday, June 11, 2024 at Melton Cemetery at Short Mountain with Gary Hancock officiating.  There will not e any visitation at the funeral home, family and friends will meet at the cemetery for the graveside service at 1:PM Tuesday.

DeKalb Funeral Chapel is honored to care for the Taylor family.