Obituary for Joseph “Joe” Frederick Taylor

Joseph “Joe” Frederick Taylor, age 80 of Pulaski passed away Saturday morning August 11, 2018 at the Pulaski Health & Rehab Center. Born October 3, 1937 in Pulaski he was the son of the late Fred & Violet Katherine Draper Taylor. His sister, Dreama Dawn Taylor and brothers, Roger Dale Taylor and Robert Gene Taylor also preceded him in death.

He worked at the Nehi Bottling Company for 43 years until their closing then retired from Volvo Truck where he was a security guard.

He is survived by his


Janie Hancock Taylor – Pulaski


David Wayne Taylor & Jimmy Covey – Pulaski

Larry Dean Taylor – Pulaski

Steven Mitchell (Chanda Tracy) Taylor – Dublin

Scott (Lisa) Taylor – Draper

8 Grandchildren         5 Great Grandchildren


Donald “Donnie” (Freda) Taylor – Pulaski


Harold Dean “Buddy” (Debra) Hancock – Raphine, VA

Many Nieces & Nephews

Funeral services will be held 11:00 AM – Wednesday, August 15, 2018 at the Bower Funeral Home-Chapel, Pulaski with Rev. Johnny Howlett officiating. A private family interment will follow at the Strader’s United Methodist Church Cemetery (Little Creek).

The family will receive friends between 6:00-8:00 PM – Tuesday evening at the funeral home.

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Bower Funeral Homes, Pulaski is handling the arrangements for the family.