Ronald Willard Taylor, Jr.,

Ronald Willard Taylor, Jr.,

Mr. Ronald Willard Taylor, Jr., age 53 of Dodson, Louisiana, passed away on Sunday, October 10,2021.

Born Saturday, May 4, 1968 in Natchitoches, Louisiana he is preceded in death by his grandparents, Willard and Mary Taylor of Dodson, Louisiana and Hubert and Laverne Barnhill of Keatchie, Louisiana; his mother-in-law, Annette (Parker) Emanus.

Ronny was an active member of Gloryway Church in Gansville, Louisiana. From an early age he enjoyed working with his hands. He learned to build and work with wood from his grandfathers and uncles, but his passion was working in the electrical field. He honed this skill while working side by side with his dad and later with his son Chase. He was an avid outdoorsman and when he wasn’t working he was fishing and hunting.

Left to cherish his memory are his wife of 32 years, Windy Emanus Taylor; two sons, Chase Taylor (Kayla) of Dodson and Jake Taylor (Magen) of Quitman; his parents, Ronny and Gail Taylor of Dodson; one sister, Tannah Fitzgerald (Mike) of Dodson; father-in-law, Tommy Emanus (Robbie)of Jonesboro; grandchildren, Hallay, Koplin, Mercedes, Dallas and Benelli, all of Quitman and Corbin arriving soon.

Funeral services were held 10:30am on Friday, October 15, 2021 at Gloryway Church in Gansville with Bro. Mike Williams and Bro. Charles Hammons officiating. Interment followed in Gloryway Church Cemetery under the direction of Southern-Edmonds Funeral Home.

The family received friends at the church on Thursday, October 14, 2021 from 5:00 - 8:00pm.

Serving the family as pallbearers were Chase Taylor, Ethan Domangue, Mike Fitzgerald, Wayne Durbin, Lucas Carter, Jake Taylor and Tommy Emanus.

John 10:10-11 Verse 10: The thief cometh not, but for to steal, and to kill, and to destroy: I am come that they might have life, and that they might have it more abundantly. Verse 11: I am the good shepherd: the good shepherd gives his life for the sheep.

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