Donald R. “Donny” Taylor, Sr., age 57, of Marion, passed away Monday, March 16, 2020 at the John F. Keever, Jr. Solace Center in Asheville following several years of decling health. A native of Charleston, SC, Donny was born on June 8, 1962 to the late John Raymond Taylor and Mary Ann Harvell Taylor. His work career was extensive having been a heavy machine operator, a rock miner and a groundskeeper. Donny also worked for Gouge Glass and W. D. Glass as well as Columbia Carolina. He last worked for Tom Johnson Camping Center. A simple man, he led a simple life and his intelligence and resourcefulness served him well as he made do with things at hand. His family loved him and are saddened by his passing but rejoice in knowing that he is with his Lord now and eternally at peace. His daughter, Tiffany Revis, and two brothers, Wayne and Fred Taylor, preceded him in death.
Surviving are his wife of 39 years, Lisa Ward Taylor; a son, Donald Ray Taylor, Jr.; two brothers, William David Taylor and Bobby Taylor; four sisters, Johnny Ann Cannington, Joyce Smith, both of Summerville, SC, Lizzie Broughton of Florence, SC and Cathy Sue Mucklevany of Summerville, SC; four grandchildren, Gage Taylor, Ariel Revis, Jaden Taylor and Xavier Taylor; and a special niece, Christy “Shortstack” Morris.
A service of remembrance and celebration of his life will be held at a later date.
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