Donald “Don Von” Taylor

Donald Taylor, 49. Sunrise June 12, 1961 – Sunset April 24, 2011. Husband, Father, Son and Brother. He was born in Lexington, KY, and graduated from Tates Creek High School. A U.S. Navy Veteran, Donald was a Corrections Officer at Warren Correctional Institute. He was preceded in death by his mother Bernice Taylor and grandmother Lucy Harris. Left to cherish his memory, wife Deana Marie Taylor, father Joseph (Doretha) Taylor, Sr., daughters De’Ira Taylor, Teade Tagaloa, and Courtney Taylor, son Donald J. Taylor, sisters Faye (Vincent) Mosby and Jaquita Taylor, brothers Joe L. (Willie Mae) Taylor, Jr., and twin Ronald (Sylvia) Taylor, grandson Aden Nelson, aunt Linda Spearman and host of other relatives and friends.

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  1. Sorry for your lost. my prayers are with you

  2. Praying for the entire family. May God bless you and give you strength today and the days to come.

  3. Catherine (Niese) Burnett :

    Sorry for your loss. My prayers & thoughts are with the Taylor family. God Bless.

  4. Extending my deepest sympathy to the entire Taylor family. I remember the good times as a child playing with Donnie, Joe Jr. and Ronnie on Speigle Hill. The family is in my prayers.

  5. My Condolences to the entire Taylor family, I had not seen Donnie in years and thank God I got to see him last summer in Lexington at the Roots and Heritage festival. It was so good to laugh and talk with him again. He was such a wonderful person, who kept me laughing all the time. I remember all the crazy times laughing with Donnie, Rollo and Joe at Western. May God strengthen and give you peace. My prayers and thoughts are with all of you at this time. Love to you all, Angel Haskins

  6. Dan and Jan Buetsche :

    Deana, Courtney and D.J.

    Words cannot begin to express our deep sorry for your loss of Don. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time and always. Don was a great neighbor and friend and will be deeply missed.

    Remember to hold tight to memories for comfort, lean on your neighbors and friends for strength and always remember you are cared about.

    Peace, prayers and blessings,


    Jan and Dan Buetsche

  7. Marian Frye Lex. KY :

    To the family of Donald, continue looking to God for all your strength and guidance. Donald is resing in the arms of God. May God continue to bless you and keep you forever.
    You have our prayers and sympathies.
    Marian Frye & Family.

  8. Deana and family,
    I am so sorry.
    Jen Kreder

  9. To Jaquita and the Taylor siblings,
    My heartfelt sympathy in the loss of your brother. I had not seen Donnie in years. l will miss him and the laughs we had in our youth. Be comforted that in GOD he is alright now. Take care.
    Forever your friend….Lisa

  10. Lezlie Gateskill-Fishback :

    To Faye and Family,
    Please know that I am sending my heartfelt sympathy to you guys as well as happiness to have such great memories of such a wonderful person. I pray that you have the peace of knowing that God makes no mistakes…he brings us all back home at our appointed time.
    Love you,

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