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The Lord called David “Dave” Hugh Taylor home on Sunday, July 21, 2019 at the age of 69 years old. Dave was born and raised in Plain City, Utah until he moved to Rossville, GA several years ago. He is a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, the Chattanooga Valley Ward.
Dave was a beloved family man and he loved his children and grandchildren dearly. He was a man of nature who loved hunting, fishing, hiking, horseback riding and many other outdoor activities. Dave enjoyed reading and he loved the great state of Alaska.
He was a member of the United States Army and served as a Sergeant 1st Class E-7. Dave was later employed with Union Pacific Railroad as a Train Conductor until his retirement.
Those preceded in death are his parents, Hugh and Erma Taylor and his sister, Jessie Watson.
He is survived by his sons, Shaun Taylor (Adam Hemphill) and Leo Taylor (Renee Grant); daughters, Amy Cutler (Joseph) and Abby Murphy (Christopher); brother, Charles Taylor (Belinda); sister, Robyn Hancock; grandchildren, Ashley Tharpe, Tyler Tharpe, Ammon Murphy and Logan Murphy along with several nieces and nephews.
The family will have a Military Graveside service on Thursday, July 25th, 2019 at Sequatchie Valley Memorial Gardens in Jasper, TN at 5:00 pm CDT/6:00 pm EDT with Bishop Nathan Evans officiating. The Service will be conducted by the Sequatchie Valley Honor Guard.
Funeral arrangements entrusted to Tate Funeral Home, LLC., 950 Mel Dixon Lane, Jasper, TN 37347, 423-942-9500.