(WADLEY) The funeral for Gabe Taylor, 17, of Wadley was Sunday, Sept. 5, 2021, at 2 p.m. at Community Life Church in Roanoke with the Rev. Dan Waller and Bro. Zach Culbertson officiating. Burial followed at Randolph Memory Gardens.

Mr. Taylor passed away Wednesday, Sept. 1, in Roanoke.

Mr. Taylor was born in Valley on Aug. 24, 2004, the son of Stephen and Bobbie Taylor. He was a member of Community Life Church and attended Handley High School. He was a member of the Handley fishing team and a former band member. Mr. Taylor was also a drummer for Community Life Church.

Survivors include his parents, Stephen and Bobbie Taylor of Wadley; grandparents, Bob and Phillis Taylor of Wadley; great-grandmother, Earlene Scott of Roanoke; sisters, Kaylee Moore (Clayton) and Faith Dunlap, both of Roanoke; brothers, Anthony Taylor (Tiffani) of Roanoke, Kody Taylor (Katie) of Rock Mills, Kevin Dunlap of Anchorage, Alaska, and Braxton Taylor of Wadley. Mr. Taylor was preceded in death by his grandmother, Jane Keele Dunlap; uncle, Jessie Turman; and great-grandmother, Gleamor Wright.

Pallbearers will be Anthony Taylor, Kody Taylor, Kevin Dunlap, Skyler Couch, Allen Exum and Sebastain Exum. Honorary pallbearers will be Braxton Taylor, Rylee Cummings and Brandon Clark.

The family requests donations to the fishing team or marching band at Handley High School - ATT: Amee Rushton, 100 Tiger Circle, Roanoke, AL 36274, in memory of Gabe Taylor. Online condolences may be expressed at www.quattlebaumfuneralhome.com.

Quattlebaum Funeral Home, Roanoke.

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