Gary Wayne Taylor, 69, of Coolidge died on July 4, 2019, at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix.
Mr. Taylor was born on December 18, 1949 in Christopher, IL, to Jack Wayne and Mary Belle Taylor. He married his high school sweetheart, Nanette Tilton, on September 14, 1968 in Chicago Heights, IL. He was a very kind and generous man who loved his family very much.
He loved to sing and play his guitar and especially enjoyed old country, old rock 'n' roll, and bluegrass music. He was in a rock band in the 1970s, a country band in the 80s and lastly a bluegrass band.
Survivors include his wife; his mother; a daughter, Beth Ann Beaulieu of Elwood, IL; two sons, Dustin of Tucson and Kevin of Peyton, CO; a sister, Denise Taylor of Gilbert; a brother John Taylor of IL; 10 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. He is proceeded in death by his father.
Memorial Mass celebrated at St. James Catholic Church at 10am on August 1 by the Rev. Adolfo Martinez.