William Samuel Taylor, 76, of Palatka, passed from this life on Sunday, April 22, 2018 at Haven Hospice Roberts Care Center following an extended illness. He was a native of St. Augustine and had lived in Palatka for the past 43 years coming from Hawthorne. He had worked as a truck driver and enjoyed watching all sports. William was an avid Florida Gator and Atlanta Braves fan.
He is preceded in death by his parents, James and Betty Taylor and brothers, Michael and Lewis Taylor.
He is survived by his children, Michelle Tibbits (Clifton) of Satsuma, Tracy Bourgeois (Gene) of Interlachen, Stephen Taylor (Sierra) of Palm Coast and Jeffery Taylor (Tracy) of Jacksonville, siblings, Lotta Taylor Mapp of Colorado, Becky Taylor Moss of Virginia and Jimmy Taylor of Japan, grandchildren, Susan, Cliff, Terry, Jamie, Lilly, Carly, Jericho, Jean, Crystal, Kirra and Abrinna, great-grandchildren, Ava and Damian as well as 4 other great-grandchildren.
Graveside services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 28, 2018 at Hawthorne Cemetery.
Memories and condolences may be expressed to the family at William’s Book of Memories page at www.johnsonoverturffunerals.com .
Arrangements are under the direction of Johnson-Overturf Funeral Home in Palatka.