Jimmy Ray Taylor, 72, of Waterloo, IL, died January 24, 2019, in O'Fallon, IL. He was born November 10, 1946, in Huntingdon, TN.
He is survived by his wife Patsy Delorse Taylor (nee Williams); children Tammy L. (James D.) Brown, Timothy L. (Janenne M.) Taylor, Zachariah L. (Hayley J.) Taylor; grandchildren Austin D. Brown, Kadence L. Taylor, & Blaze C.R. Taylor; step grandchildren Jackie M. (John) Moore, John L. Wirth III, & Joe M. Wirth; step great grandchild Eli J. Moore; sister Polly (Ray) Meggs; brother-in-law & sister-in-law Lynn & Donna Williams; nieces, nephews, & cousins.
He is preceded in death by his parents James B. & Linnie Lovera (nee Bradfield) Taylor; brothers John & Wayne Taylor; & mother-in-law Maxine Crockett.
He was a member of 1st Baptist Church - Waterloo, retired from Local Carpenters Union & Scott Air Force Base (Department of Defense), & US Army Veteran.
As an expression of sympathy the family prefers memorial contributions to:
1st Baptist Church - Waterloo
2 PM to 6 PM Sunday, January 27, 2019 at Quernheim Funeral Home
7:30 AM until time of service Monday at First Baptist Church
8 AM Monday, January 28, 2019 at First Baptist Church in Waterloo, IL
Pastor Steve Neill officiating
Interment at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in St. Louis, MO