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Bartley & Sons Gamaliel Chapel, Gamaliel, KY
Sunday September 25th, 2022
12:00pm - 8:00pm

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Bartley & Sons Gamaliel Chapel, Gamaliel, KY
Monday September 26th, 2022
8:00am - 1:00pm

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Bartley & Sons Gamaliel Chapel, Gamaliel, KY
Monday September 26th, 2022
1:00pm

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James Erskin "Jimmy" Taylor Jr.

Mr. James Erskin “Jimmy” Taylor, Jr. age 76, of Gamaliel, Kentucky, passed away on Friday, September 23, 2022, at The Monroe County Medical Center.  Jimmy was born in Glasgow, Kentucky on August 29, 1946, a son of James Erskin Taylor Sr. and Runelle (Bartley) Taylor.  He graduated from Gamaliel High School in 1964, He married Elizabeth Cain on November 5, 1965.  He proudly served in The United States Army during the Vietnam Era. Jimmy worked for Haywood as a Plant Manager, Engineer, and retired from Carhartt in 2011.  He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and spending time with his family.  He was a member of Gamaliel Church of Christ.

In addition to his wife of fifty-six years, Elizabeth (Cain) Taylor, he is survived by two sons; John Taylor and his wife Deanna, and James Taylor and his wife Leslie. Seven grandchildren; John Ryan and his wife Brandi, Austin and his companion Brittany, Lindsey and her husband Kyle, Maddie, Ethan, Eli, and Evan; Five great-grandchildren; Sydney, Liam, Knox, Ivy, and Kambree, with one due in February. One brother; Jerry Taylor and his wife Carol also survive.

His parents; James Erskin Sr., and Runelle Bartley Taylor, preceded him in death.

Funeral Services will be conducted at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, September 26, 2022, at Bartley & Sons Gamaliel Chapel, with burial to follow in Gamaliel Cemetery.  Michael Miller will officiate the service.

The family will receive friends on Sunday, September 25, 2022, from Noon until 8:00 p.m. and again on Monday morning from 8:00 a.m. until time for services at 1:00 p.m.

Pallbearers: John Taylor, James Taylor, John Ryan Taylor, Austin Taylor, Ethan Comer, and Kyle Comer

Honorary Pallbearers: Evan Taylor, Eli Comer, Knox Taylor, Maddie Taylor-Ford

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Gamaliel Cemetery in memory of Jimmy.

Bartley & Sons Gamaliel Chapel is honored to be entrusted with the care of Mr. Taylor and his family during this time. 


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A candle was lit in memory of James Taylor Jr.

Velma Chapman Oct 9 2022 1:32 PM

A candle was lit in memory of James Taylor Jr.

Betty & Jr. Rhoton Sep 27 2022 7:07 PM

A candle was lit in memory of James Taylor Jr.

Lynn Chapman Sep 27 2022 3:19 PM

I worked for Jimmy many years ago at Key Industries. He was always good to work for. He was fair and always acknowledged hard work

Ruby Hayes Sep 26 2022 8:32 PM

A candle was lit in memory of James Taylor Jr.

Jerry- Cathy Comer Sep 26 2022 5:49 PM

A candle was lit in memory of James Taylor Jr.

Ann and Steve Feldman Sep 26 2022 11:22 AM

Liz, John, James - we are heartbroken for you, sending our love and praying for you in this time of grief. So many good memories of him from my childhood and growing up with such wonderful aunts, uncles, and cousins. Praying you feel the Lord's presence with you in the coming days, weeks, and months.

Peggy Groce McClure Sep 26 2022 11:11 AM

So very sorry for the loss of our friend Jimmy. He was a special part of our Carhartt family for many years. Remembering Elizabeth and family in our prayers.

Lee Ann Edwards Sep 26 2022 8:24 AM

A candle was lit in memory of James Taylor Jr.

Gayla Ford Sep 26 2022 3:38 AM

A candle was lit in memory of James Taylor Jr.

Betty Ann Gumm Jones Sep 25 2022 10:53 PM

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