Jerry D. Taylor
1951 - 2020
Jerry D. Taylor

August 26, 1951 - October 4, 2020

Jerry D. Taylor, 69, of 6280 Dry Fork Road, Dry Fork, Va., died on Sunday, October 4, 2020, at Riverside Health and Rehabilitation Center after being in declining health since 2017.

Jerry was born on August 26, 1951, son of the late James Irving Taylor and Myrtle Robertson Taylor. He spent all of his life in the Pittsylvania County area, where he worked as a home improvement contractor until his health failed. Jerry was known for his precise and neat work as a contractor. He was dependable and had a great attitude towards all aspects in life, which earned him a large clientele who respected and love him. He attended Emanuel Pentecostal Holiness Church and Dry Fork Holiness Church. He proudly served his country in the Unites States Marine Corps.

Jerry loved to spend time with his family, especially his grandchildren.

On November 10, 1972, he married Donna Sticher Taylor who survives of the residence.

In addition to his wife, Jerry is survived by his daughter, Sherry Clayton and husband, Brian, of Hurdle Mills, N.C.; grandchildren, Jackson, Taylor and Katie Clayton; sister, Patsy Bowman of Danville, Va.; and a host of nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by sister, Jean Taylor Black; and brothers, Larry and Jimmy Taylor.

Funeral services were conducted on Thursday, October 8, 2020, at 1 p.m. at Dry Fork Holiness Church with the Reverend Gerald Kelly and the Reverend Steve Johnson officiating. Interment followed in the church cemetery.

The family received friends from 12 until 1 p.m. prior to the service at the church and at other times at 576 Johnson Road, Dry Fork, VA 24549.

Wrenn-Yeatts Westover Chapel is respectfully serving the Taylor family.

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Published by Danville and Rockingham County from Oct. 6 to Oct. 18, 2020.
12:00p.m. - 1:00p.m.
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