GARY DEWAYNE TAYLOR, 49, Altoona, died Oct. 8, 2020, at Riverview Regional Medical Center. He was a lifelong resident of Etowah County, served as a first responder with several fire departments, and loved hunting and fishing. Predeceasing him were parents Raymond and Elizabeth Johnson Taylor.
Surviving are children Ethan Taylor, Savannah Taylor, and Chandler McCullar; siblings Tim Taylor, Steve Taylor, Kathy (Denman) Davis, Patricia Williams (Van Bonds); mother of his children Kristina Taylor; a host of nieces and nephews; fur babies Taco and Molly.
Funeral service was held Oct. 13, at 1 p.m., at the Chapel of Lemley Funeral Home. Burial followed at Straight Mountain Memory Gardens.