ELLAVILLE, GA --- Mr. Edward Austin Taylor, 78, of Ellaville passed away on Monday, September 2, 2019 at Montezuma Health Care in Montezuma, GA. Graveside services will be held on Thursday, September 5, 2019 at 10:00 AM in the Ellaville Cemetery. Rev. Richard Taylor and Bro. Troy Fripp will officiate.
Mr. Taylor was born August 4, 1941 in Miami, FL to the late Albert Edward Taylor and Julia Saunders Taylor. He had worked for the City of Ellaville and served in the U. S. Navy. Mr. Taylor had a strong faith in God and was a member of Sand Bethel Baptist Church.
Survivors include his daughter, Teresa Thompson (Johnny) of Ellaville; two brothers, Ralph Taylor (Margaret) of Ellaville, Joe Taylor (Dorothy) of West Monroe, LA. Also surviving are three grandchildren, Clint Yarbrough, Shannon Yarbrough, Dusty Yarbrough; seven great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, Mr. Taylor was preceded in death by his wife, Darlene June Taylor.
The family asks that memorial contributions be made to Hospice Care Options, 306 N. Davis Dr., Suite C., Warner Robins, GA 31093.
Watson-Giddens Funeral Home of Ellaville, GA has been entrusted with the arrangements.