Kenneth Loraymond Taylor

January 23, 1950 – August 14, 2021

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Kenneth Loraymond Taylor, 71, passed away Saturday, August 14, 2021, at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. He was born January 23, 1950, to Mathel and Lorene Taylor. Kenneth was a man who loved his family, who would often refer to him as “Uncle Son” and “K Daddy.” He was a huge fan of the Mississippi State Bulldogs. He loved diet cokes, was an avid golfer, was a licensed plane pilot, had a passion for history, and was a “Yeller Dog” Democrat. Mr. Taylor was a ROTC First Lieutenant graduate and served his country through the Mississippi National Guard. He was a member of Sigma Epsilon at Mississippi State University where he graduated with a B.S. in Agricultural Economics. He enjoyed working for Farmers Home Administration and was the owner and operator of Ken Taylor Construction. Mr. Taylor was a member of Little Brown Free Will Baptist Church.

A Celebration of Life Memorial Service will be at 6:00 P.M. Wednesday, August 18, 2021, at McMillan Funeral Home with Bro. Gerry Kennedy and Judge John Hatcher officiating.

He is survived by his son Tyson Taylor (Misty); three daughters, Katie Taylor Conn (Will), Tuesday Taylor Jones (Jeffrey), and Stormie Taylor Downey (Todd); two sisters, Pat Taylor and Tammie Bullard (Bobby); six grandchildren, Sawyer Richey, Mattie Magers Conn, Harper Downey, Mary Henley Downey, Jack Harrison Downey, and Andrea Swanson; one great niece, Haley Jones (Jeremy); one great-great niece, Emmie Jones; one great-great nephew, Hudson Jones; and a host of other nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Shelia Taylor and Tracie Taylor Ferguson; and one niece, Tina Taylor Hare.

Honorary Pallbearers will be the Prentiss County Democratic Party, Judge John Hatcher, Judge George Via, Bobby Bullard, Rick Hare, Jeremy Jones, Travis Childers, and Bubba Pounds.

Visitation will be from 5:00 P.M. until 6:00 P.M. Wednesday at the funeral home.

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  • Visitation

    Wednesday, August 18, 2021

  • A Celebration of Life Memorial Service

    Wednesday, August 18, 2021

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