Richard Keith Taylor


Richard Keith Taylor, 56, passed away Thursday, May 9, 2019, at St. Vincent’s Hospital.

The family will receive friends Monday, May 13, 2019, from 5:30 until 6 p.m. at Kilgore-Green Funeral Home. A memorial service will follow at 6 p.m. in the Kilgore-Green Chapel. Stephen Spivey will officiate.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles Griffin Taylor and Barbara Ann Taylor; brother, Michael David Taylor; and grandparents, Griffin and Nora Taylor, Troy and Itress South, and Harold and Jimmie Sherer.

He is survived by his wife, Brandie Odom Taylor; children, Ricky Taylor Jr., Zach Taylor and Sweet Carson Taylor; grandchildren, Collin, Caleb and Jayden; in-laws, Roy and Becky Odom; sister-in-law, Terina Gantt (Eddie); nephews, Jackson Gantt and Joseph Gantt; special aunts, Judy Sherer and Kandie Sherer; aunts, Dean Hall and Linda Miller; uncles, Joe Taylor (Peggy) and Benny South (Johnnie); former wife, Jill Bishop; and a host of other family and friends.

In lieu of flowers, the family request donations to be made to your local public library as Rick had a love of reading and for books.

Friends may sign the guest register at

Kilgore-Green Funeral Home, Jasper; 205-384-9503