Duffie Taylor, 82

by | September 12, 2019 5:08 pm

Funeral services for Duffie Taylor, 82, of Vidalia were held Sunday, September 8, 2019 at 5 p.m. in the chapel of Chapman Funeral Home with Reverend Bert Flanders officiating. Interment followed at Swainsboro City Cemetery. The family received friends from 4 to 5 p.m. Sunday, September 8, 2019 at Chapman Funeral Home. He passed away Friday, September 6, 2019 at Meadows Regional Medical Center following an extended illness.

Mr. Duffie Taylor was born July 21, 1937 in Toccoa to the late Claude Styles Taylor and Etta Mae Payne Taylor. He retired from the Georgia Department of Transportation with 30 years of service, and he was also a Mason-Knapp shoe salesman for more 30 years. Taylor was an avid race fan and was a member of Springhill Baptist Church. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by wife, Linnie Rheney Taylor; brothers, Claude Taylor and Robert Taylor; sister, Carolyn Berry; and nephew, Ricky Berry.

Survivors include his sister, Donnie Sue Peebles of Higgston; nephew, Buster Peebles of Higgston; nieces, Debbie McLendon and Janice Smith, both of Higgston, and Sherry Cowart of Twin City; and several great-nieces, great-nephews, and friends.   

Pallbearers were Christopher McLendon, John McLendon, Buster Peebles, Austin Peebles, Chris Cowart, and Jerry Wadley.

Chapman Funeral Home of Swainsboro was in charge of arrangements.

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