Donnie Glynn Taylor, age 70, of Mt. Juliet, TN, died August 27, 2017. Don attended Hermitage United Methodist Church. He was a graduate of Donelson High School. He then served in the U.S. Air Force, with service in Korea and Okinawa, prior to his graduation from the University of Tennessee. An avid golfer, Don would often play three times a week with the Del Webb Lake Providence groups. The only crowds he tolerated were those at a Vols or Titans football game. Don was preceded in death by his beloved step-father, James B. Roach.
He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Karen Taylor; his mother Ruth Barton Roach and twin brother Ron (Rosemary) Taylor; his children Bart (Heather) Taylor and Katherine (Wesley) Welch and was known to their children simply as “Bigg”. He dearly loved his grandchildren, Emilyn, Liam and Logan Taylor and Addison, Lillian, Eden and Easton Welch and they dearly loved him, always putting a smile on his face.
He is also survived by his brother in law, Carl (Jo Ann) Gorday and sister in law Gail Gorday. He has several nieces and a nephew who will miss him, as well as several great nephews and a great niece.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m., Wednesday, August 30 with Pastor Chris Seifert officiating.
Flowers accepted or memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 4825 Trousdale Drive, Suite 220, Nashville, TN 37220.
Visitation will be 4 p.m. – 6 p.m. Tuesday at Bond Memorial Chapel, N. Mt. Juliet Road and Weston Drive, Mt. Juliet, TN. (615)773-2663. Obit Line (615)641-2663, www.bondmemorial.com.