Roy Malcolm Taylor

May 9, 1944 ~ September 22, 2019 (age 75)


Roy Malcolm Taylor, age 75, of Baxley died Sunday, September 22, 2019.

Mr. Taylor was born May 9, 1944 in Appling County to the late Earl Nathaniel Taylor and the late Mary Oletha Medders Taylor.  He was a member of Satilla Baptist Church and was a heavy equipment operator with the Appling County Road Department.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Taylor is preceded in death by his wife, Shirley Duncan Taylor,  brothers, Waylon Taylor and Phillip Taylor.

Survivors include his daughters & sons in law, Tammy Hutcheson, Darlene & Marty Thornton, Sherry Stone, Debbie Hotchkiss all of Baxley, Gail & Rusty Barnes of Jesup & Tina Sapp of Plant City, Florida; sons, Mikey Dyal and Jerome (Debbie) Dyal both of Baxley; sister, Peggy Griffin of Baxley. Thirteen grandchildren and eighteen great-grandchildren also survive.  

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Swain Funeral Home with Rev. Bryan Gill and Rev. Ronnie Rentz officiating.

Interment will follow in Duncan Cemetery.

Active Pallbearers will be Kim Weaver, Waylon Slaughter, Michael Shipes, Thomas Duncan, Dion Griffin, David Carter and Bryar Shipes.

Honorary Pallbearers will be the Appling County Road Department, family & friends in attendance.

Visitation will be Tuesday evening from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. at Swain Funeral Home.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Swain Funeral Home.                     

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September 24, 2019

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Chapel of Swain Funeral Home
1632 Hatch Parkway North
Baxley, GA 31513

Funeral Service
September 25, 2019

2:00 PM
Chapel of Swain Funeral Home
1632 Hatch Parkway North
Baxley, GA 31513

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