Leon Taylor

Published 6:04 pm Sunday, November 26, 2017

Mr. Leon Taylor, 74, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017 in Atmore, Ala.

Mr. Taylor was a native of Mexia, Ala., was a resident of Atmore and Greenville, Ala., since 1958 and has resided in Atmore, Ala., for the past 13 years. He retired from Southern Sand & Gravel in Greenville as an equipment operator and was the Co Owner of the Anchor Café. He is preceded in death by his parents, Ed & Hattie Taylor; three brothers, Jimmy Ray Taylor, Roy Taylor and Ricky Taylor and one sister, Nan Taylor Nelson.

He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Moye Taylor of Atmore, AL; two daughters, Rebecca (B.J.) Hopper of Atmore, AL and Frances (Floyd) Burkett of Atmore, AL; one step-son, Arnold Jarrell of Damascus, AL; five brothers, Larry (Barbara) Taylor of Dayton, TX, Dwaine (Betty) Taylor of Fulton, MS, James Taylor of Atmore, AL, Richard (Renee) Taylor of Atmore, AL and Terry (Mary Lynn) Taylor of Hearne, TX; four sisters, Margaret (Bert) Colbert of Uriah, AL, Debbie King of Bay Minette, AL, Elizabeth (Jim) Chandler of Daphne, AL and Delila (Henry) Haire of Jay, FL; four grandchildren, Amy, Ginger, Daniel and Tyler; six great grandchildren, Hannah, Ainsley, Zoey, Zack, Zaylee and Josh and numerous nieces and nephews.

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Funeral services will be Saturday, Nov. 25, 2017 at 10 a.m. at the Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home with Rev. Rickey Tedder officiating.

Burial will follow at the Oak Hill Cemetery.

Visitation was held Friday, Nov. 24, 2017 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home.

Pallbearers will be Matt Watson, Benny Watson, Tracey Edwards, Wade Chavers, Jack Whidbee and Joe White.

Honorary Pallbearers will Be Bobby Davis, Frank Daw, Eddie Woods and Jason Green.

Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Homes, LLC is in charge of all arrangements in Atmore, Ala.