Feb. 12, 1958 – Jan. 17, 2023
Jerry Rankin Taylor, Jr., 64, of Kokomo, died Jan. 17, 2023, at Forrest General Hospital. He was born Feb. 12, 1958, in Marion County.
Services were Jan. 20, 2023, at Hartman-Hughes Funeral Home, burial in the Kokomo Cemetery, Rev. Bill Tony Vasilion officiating.
Taylor was a lifelong resident of Marion County. He graduated from Pearl River Community College with a degree in technology. His was proud of his time employed as a reserved police officer. Jerry enjoyed guns, knives, riding his tractor, gardening, and spending time with K-9 companion Buddy.
He was preceded in death by his wife Suzie Krebbs Taylor; and father Jerry R Taylor, Sr.
Survivors include his mother Carrie V Forbes Taylor; sister Karen Rushing (James Elbert); nephew, Heath Alford; cousin Terri Lynn Dykes (Clayton).
Pallbearers were William “Wig” Billingsley, Clayton Dykes, Trey Hobgood, Fred Mitchell, Heath Alford, and Kenneth Anthony.
Hartman Hughes Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. An online guestbook may be signed at www.hartmanhughesfuneralhome.com