David Louis Taylor, 86, of Owensboro, departed this life Monday, July 11, 2022 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born November 14 ,1935 to the late Bishop Arthur Washington Taylor and Lugina Phillips Taylor.
David worked at the Greyhound bus station for many years where he loved greeting and serving people going and coming to town. He was most recently employed by Texas Gas Co., until his retirement. Until recent years, he was an active member of The Church of Living God, he loved worship and read his Bible daily. David was a loving father and grandfather. He was an athlete in his prime, playing basketball, baseball, football and he continued to follow those sports on TV in his elder years. David especially loved watching his beloved UK Basketball.
He is preceded in death by his youngest son, Dewayne Allen Taylor; sisters, Ethel Taylor, Erma L Chiles and Arthur Mae Levester; and brothers, W.G Taylor and Isaac Nay Taylor.
David is survived by his oldest son, David "Chris" Taylor (Nora) of Liverpool, NY; loving grandchildren, Laurencia V. Schmitt, Aaron M Taylor, Leah E. Taylor and Myah J Taylor; a great-grandchild, Zae'Saun Jenkins and one on the way (by way of Laurencia); a brother, Joseph E. Taylor of Owensboro; as well as friend, former spouse and mother of his children, Esther Mae Taylor of Evansville IN.
The funeral service will be at 12 Noon, Thursday, July 28 at Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory where visitation will be held from 10:00 AM until the time of service. Burial will be at Owensboro Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 240 Whittington Parkway, Louisville, KY 40222 or St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Pl, Memphis, TN 38105.
Memories and messages of condolence may be shared with the family at www.glenncares.com.