Gregory Scott Taylor

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Gregory Scott Taylor of Somerset passed away Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013 at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital. He was 42. He was born on March 8, 1971 in Somerset to Lewis and Violet Wesley Taylor. Scott was a member of Old Fashion Faith Baptist Church. He was a math teacher at Southern Middle School and a former softball coach of Pulaski County Lady Maroons. He loved to teach, and loved making a difference in the lives of his students. He was an avid sports fan and especially loved the Cincinnati Reds and the Kentucky Wildcats. Scott loved spending time with his family and especially looked forward to Sunday meals at his mom and dad's house. He is survived by his parents, Lewis and Violet Taylor of Bethelridge; his wife, Jackie Taylor, whom he married on Nov. 27, 2004 at Denham Street Baptist Church; his son, Chandler Lewis Taylor of Somerset; a brother, Robbie (and Lori) Taylor of Liberty; a sister, Sue (and Jason) Strunk of Science Hill; his mother-in-law, Brenda Taylor of Somerset; an aunt, Drucilla Spears of Winchester, Ohio; three great-aunts, Dollie Wesley, Louise Wesley and Minnie Elliot; a brother-in-law, Chris Taylor of South Amherst, Ohio; two nephews, Jacob Strunk and Braylon Taylor; a niece, Kaylee Strunk; and special aunts and uncles that he loved also, Anna Pearl McKee, Della (and Bro. Noel) Dodson, Jeanie (and Billy) Taylor, Leonard (and Arlene) Taylor and Brent (and Darla) Mitchell. Funeral services were Oct. 19 in the Remembrance Chapel of Southern Oaks Funeral Home with Bro. Greg Powell and Bro. Tim Riddle officiating. Burial was in the Southern Oaks Cemetery. Pallbearers were Jack Roney, Kevin Randolph, Eric Stephens, Russell Morrow, Chris Taylor, J.C. Tucker, Alan Dodson and Dale Dodson. Honorary pallbearers were Robbie Taylor, Brian Cravens, Keith Lawless and Jason Strunk. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that expressions of sympathy be made to the Chandler Taylor College Fund in care of Forcht Bank. Southern Oaks Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
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Southern Oaks Funeral Home
2110 West Highway 914
Somerset, KY 42503
(606) 679-6257
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Published in The Casey County News on Oct. 23, 2013