Thomas Taylor – March 15, 1955 – April 3, 2020

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Thomas Grady Taylor, 65, of Henderson died April 3, 2020 as a result of injuries in an automobile accident in Henderson.
He was born March 15, 1955 in Clanton, Ala., son of the late Willie Edwin and Jean Messer Taylor.
He grew up in Clanton and graduated from Clanton High School. He also earned an AA degree from Wallace Community College.
In his younger years, he worked with his father building houses and in cabinet making. In later years he was a car salesman for about 20 years, working for Stokes Automotive in Clanton and Lofton Chevrolet in Henderson. He married Tammy Anderson on Jan. 14, 2010, and they made their home in Clanton until moving to Henderson in 2015.
He enjoyed riding his Harley Davidson and watching football. He dearly loved his grandkids and his dog, Little Bit.
He is survived by his wife, Tammy Taylor of Henderson; a daughter, Brooklyn Martin of Clanton, Ala.; two sons, Jeremy and Devin Fesmire both of Henderson; four grandchildren, Bridget, Landon, Zoey and Carlee Fesmire; a mother-in-law, Joann Fowler; brother and sister-in-law, Jerry and Sherry Fletcher; brother and sister-in-law, Jason and Melissa Anderson, all of Henderson; nieces April Edwards, Niki Alexander and Anna Garner, all of Clanton, Ala.; and a best friend, Benny Wright whom Thomas called “his brother from another mother.”
He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Neal Taylor; and his sister, Jan Lester and her husband, Gary Lester.
IN RESPONSE TO GOVERNOR LEE’S EXECUTIVE ORDER 23, WHICH TOOK EFFECT APRIL 2, 2020, THERE WILL BE NO PUBLIC VISITATIONS OR SERVICES THROUGH APRIL 14, 2020. WE APPRECIATE YOUR COOPERATION AND APOLOGIZE FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE.