Obituary for Gerald “Jerry” Dean Taylor

Gerald “Jerry” Dean Taylor, 80, of Pulaski died early Monday morning, June 21, 2021 at his home.  He was born in Grayson Co., VA on March 21, 1941 and was the son of the late James Lee Taylor and Beulah Phelps Taylor.  He was also preceded in death by a sister, Emily JoAnn Taylor and by a brother, Larry Wayne Taylor.  Mr. Taylor was a retired employee with Pike Electric.

Surviving are:

Wife – Zenith Taylor

Children – Lisa & Tim Edwards

Sharon & Charles Thomas

Step-Children – Lisa Perdue

Randy Sexton

Brian & Leslie Sexton

Regina & Ross Clark

Grandchildren – Jamie Taylor

Amber Shepherd (Greg)

Courtney Thomas

Great-Grandchild – Levi Corn


Step-Grandchildren – David Sexton

Kristin & Daniel Caldwell

Mason Clark

Ryan “Bubba” Clark

Brother – Bobby & Billie Ruth Taylor

Sisters – Linda Taylor

Patty & Mike Martin

Bonnie & Blaine Wright

Mother of his Daughters (Lisa & Sharon) – Betty Holder

Funeral services will be held Thursday, June 24th, at 2:00 PM from the Stevens Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Craig Strain officiating and Linda Strain as the musician.  Visitation will be from 1:00 PM until 2:00 PM at the funeral home.  Interment will be at 3:00 PM from the Southwest Virginia Veterans Cemetery, Dublin, with the Grayson County VFW Post # 7726 conducting the military graveside rites.

The family would like to especially thank Medi Home Health Hospice for all of the love and care during their time of need for them and Jerry.

Arrangements by Stevens Funeral Home, Pulaski, VA.