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Robert Tyrone ‘Bob’ Taylor

(WADLEY) Funeral services for Robert Tyrone “Bob” Taylor, Sr., 77, of Wadley were held on Friday, Sept. 15, 2023, at 2 p.m. at Hope Memorial Christian Church with Bro. Robert Benefield officiating. Burial followed in the adjoining cemetery.

Mr. Taylor passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 13, at his home.

Survivors include his wife, Phillis Taylor of Wadley; five sons, Robert Tyrone Taylor, Jr. (Stacy) of Wedowee, Stephen Taylor (Bobbie Jo), Shane Taylor (Nicki), and Chris Taylor (Keisha) all of Wadley, and Patrick Taylor (Christain) of Daviston; 25 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; one sister, Betty Lacy of Lanett; and two brothers, Terry Taylor and Tim Taylor (Peggy), both of Wadley.

Pallbearers were Mr. Taylor’s grandsons, Ian Taylor, Anthony Taylor, Scott Taylor, Trae Taylor, Kody Taylor and Braxton Taylor.

A Randolph County native, Mr. Taylor was born on Sept. 1, 1946, the son of Robert Vinson and Doris French Taylor. He was a member of Hope Memorial Church and worked as a supervisor at Plantation Patterns. Mr. Taylor was a hard worker who loved to sing praises to his Lord. He was a dedicated husband of 57 years and a loving father. His family was his most prized possession. Mr. Taylor was preceded in death by his parents; an infant daughter; a grandson, Gabe Taylor; and a sister, Ginger Rountree.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Hope Memorial Church Cemetery Fund c/o Tracy Cole at 143 County Road 837, Wadley, AL 36276. Online condolences may be expressed at www.quattlebaumfuneralhome.com. 

Quattlebaum Funeral Home, Roanoke.

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