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Mickey Todd "Buckshot" Taylor

April 4, 1973 — March 13, 2023

Buena Vista

Mickey Todd “Buckshot” Taylor, 49, of Buena Vista, GA, passed away on Monday, March 13, 2023, at his residence surrounded by family. Funeral services will be held at 11:00AM on Thursday, March 16, 2023, at Tazewell Baptist Church with Bro. Troy Fripp and Rev. Mike Truitt officiating. Burial will follow the service at Tazewell Cemetery with Rev. David Chapman officiating. The family will greet friends on Wednesday, March 15, 2023, from 6:00-8:00PM at Way-Watson Funeral Home in Buena Vista, GA. Serving as pallbearers will be Craig Davis, Scotty Irvin, Allen Veal, Brad Vanlerberghe , Joe Hanolin, and Tony Harbuck. Honorary pallbearers will be Terry Whaley, Josh Veal, Dayne Webster, Ryan Underwood, Landon Cromer, David Barton, and Nick Culp.

Todd was born April 4, 1973, in Americus, GA, to Mickey Keith Taylor and Darlene Cromer Taylor. He liked driving trucks and was proud to be the owner/operator of 3T Trucking. Todd loved listening to music, riding dirt roads, hunting and fishing.  He would sit in the deer stand all day.  Todd enjoyed hunting for arrowheads and making arrowheads and knives.  He loved to ride motorcycles and dirt bikes with his son, Lucas.  He was preceded in death by his father, Mickey Keith Taylor and his father-in-law, Tommy Whaley.

He is survived by his wife, Stacie Whaley Taylor of Buena Vista, GA; by two daughters and sons-in-law, Ryan and Adam Duke of Temple, GA, and Nikki and Shawn Bishop of Carrolton, GA;a son, Lucas Taylor of Buena Vista, GA; by his mother, Darlene Taylor of Ellaville, GA; a sister and brother-in-law, Brooke and Brian Belcher of Ellaville, GA; a brother and sister-in-law, Josh and Lori Taylor; a brother-in-law, Terry Whaley of Buena Vista, GA; his mother-in-law, Rosalind Whaley of Buena Vista, GA; four grandchildren, Sawyer Bishop, Maddy Duke, Evie Duke, and Kane Duke and one on the way, Spencer Duke. Numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends also survive.

Memorials may be made to a charity of your choice.

Way-Watson Funeral Home of Buena Vista, GA, has been entrusted with the arrangements.

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Service Schedule

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Wednesday, March 15, 2023

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Thursday, March 16, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

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