Lawrence E. Taylor


CLINTON — Lawrence E. Taylor, 77, of Clinton, passed away at 12:56 a.m. on December 29, 2019, at Warner Hospital and Health Services, Clinton.

A celebration of life will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, January 25, 2020, at the Woodlawn Church of God, Clinton, with Pastor Jeff DeLaughter officiating.  The family entrusted Calvert Funeral Home, Clinton, with cremation rites.

Memorials may be directed to the Lawrence E. Taylor memorial fund.

Lawrence was born on August 26, 1942, in Clinton, the son of Elmer and Mae (Soulyrette) Taylor. He married Ruth Martin.

Survivors include his loving wife and caregiver, Ruth Martin-Taylor, Clinton, and five children,  daughter Aimee (Brian) Jones and their two children Brenna Murphy and Autumn Jones, who were also his caregivers with Ruth. Other children include  Lonnie Taylor, Tammi (Lance) Gehlbach, Michelle (Mike) Taylor, and Robin Legendre.  He also has three living step-children,  Scott, Kim, and Stella; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. 

He was preceded in death by his parents; eight siblings; one step-son, Mike Legendre; one grandson, Lawrence E. Taylor; and two great-grandchildren.

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