Dustin Shane Taylor age 37, of Shoals, passed away on Friday, April 26, 2019 near Shoals. He was born October 10, 1981 in Bedford. He married Kecia Boyd on February 14, 2009 in Little Nashville.
He was a 2001 Graduate of Shoals High School, received an Associates Degree at Lincoln Tech Community College and was an ASE Certified Mechanic. He was a self-employed machinic and handyman, an avid outdoorsman (which is how his son “Hunter” received his name), loved fishing, cars, mushroom hunting and his family. He was a great storyteller and father.
He is survived by his wife Kecia, three sons, Aiden, Hunter and Ethan Taylor of Shoals; mother and stepfather Rhonda and Kenny Elliott of Shoals; two sisters, Melissa (Dan) Schroeder of French Lick, Kendra (Ark) Wright of Shoals; grandparents, Ruth and David Holman of Shoals; mother in-law, Karen Boyd of Loogootee; father in-law, Wesley Boyd of Shoals; two brothers in-law, Robert (Brittany) Boyd of Reelsville, Joshua (Elizabeth) Condra of Washington; and one sister in-law, Heather (Matt) Spencer of Irvine, California. Many beloved aunts, uncles, cousins, nephews, and one niece also survive.
He is preceded in death by his grandparents, Paul and Maxine Hopkins.
Funeral services will be 11:00 AM Wednesday at the Queen-Lee Chapel in Shoals with Stan Day officiating. Burial will be in the Spring Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be 4-8 PM Tuesday at the Queen-Lee Chapel in Shoals.
Memorial donations may be made to the family and will be appreciated.
The Queen-Lee Chapel of the Thorne-George Family Funeral Homes is in charge of the arrangements.