Gruetli-Laager – Mr. Billy Wade Taylor, 69, passed away, Saturday, July 22, 2017 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Gruetli-Laager, Tennessee on September 8, 1947 to Everett Waymon and Martha Edna Caldwell Taylor who preceded him in death along with his brother, Charles Everett Taylor; niece, Lora Cox Murdock.
He was a member of the Church of Christ at Gruetli-Laager. Billy Wade was a Electrician, Nurseryman, Iron Worker, Coal Miner and a Master Logger. He served his country in the US Army in Vietnam.
He is survived by his wife, Dr. Kim Hill Taylor; daughter, Lori Beth Taylor; sisters, Laura Mae Cox, Rebecca Ann (Carl) Morrison and Lura Faye (Mike) Gross; brothers, Waymon Hardy “Sonny” Taylor, Robert Lee (Sara) Taylor and Joe David (Wanda) Taylor; several loving nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be 2:00 PM Tuesday in the funeral home chapel with Minister Eddie Birdwell officiating with Mililtary Honors provided by the Sequatchie Valley Honor Guard with burial to follow in the Taylor Family Cemetery. Visitation: 4:00 PM – 9:00 PM Monday at Layne Funeral Home, Palmer, Tennessee. www.laynefuneralhome.com