Curry Alfred Taylor, age 93, Lexington, formerly of Harrodsburg, husband of Jean Young Taylor, passed away on Thursday, February 6, 2020 at St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington. Born June 29, 1926 in Harrodsburg, he was the son of the late Walter and Agnes Elizabeth (VanDyke) Taylor. He attended Hampton Institute after graduating from Harrodsburg High School. He was a heavy equipment repair foreman for the US Department of Justice, a veteran of the US Navy having served during WWII where he received the WWII Victory Ribbon, Asiatic Pacific Area Ribbon, American Area Ribbon and was a member of the American Legion. Curry was also a member and Deacon of the Shiloh Baptist Church in Lexington.
Survivors other than his wife include: two daughters Carol (Kim) Taylor-Shim of Lexington and Linda Campbell of Missouri City, TX; two sons Edward Garner and Gerald Garner both of Lexington; six grandchildren. Belinda (Donald) Campbell-Alexander, Ronesha (LaTravelon) Dabbs, LaDon Henderson, Takarra Jackson, Amonte' Bellomy and Tyler Spaulding plus a host of great grandchildren. Curry was preceded in death by one son Todd Deon Garner and three brothers Tom Bell Thompson, LeRoy Young and John William Taylor.
Funeral services will be conducted 12:30 pm, Friday, February 14, 2020 at Shiloh Baptist Church, 237 East 5th Street in Lexington by Rev./Dr. Joseph Owens and Rev. Randy Parker. Burial will be at 2:30 pm in the Camp Nelson National Cemetery in Nicholasville with full military rites.
Pallbearers are Deacons of the Shiloh Baptist Church in Lexington.
Honorary Pallbearers are Troy Radford, Rodney Lymon, Tony Jones, Bobby Jones, Randall Espy, Michael Dunn II.
Visitation will be Friday, February 14, 2020 from 10:30 am until 12:30 pm at the church.
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