Jeffery Alan Taylor, 56, passed away on July 22, 2020 in Jacksonville, FL. He was born on April 26, 1963, to Norma G. Taylor and the late Ival Ray Taylor.
He graduated from high school and earned an ITT degree in robotics. In 1980, he joined the US Army and became an Army Ranger. After being discharged, he became a master carpet layer.
Jeffery enjoyed shooting pool, watching the T.V. show M.A.S.H., his grandkids, working in the yard, and working on cars.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Juanita Taylor; father, Ival Ray Taylor, nephew, Steven Dagobert, grandfather, Francis Gilbert Dole and grandmother, Loretta May Smithers.
Jeffery is survived by his children, Christina Taylor and Alisha Cokely; grandchildren, Ja’Lenya Asia Taylor, Jackson Cokely, Kloe Paige Roberson and Zayden Lee Taylor; mother, Norma G. Taylor; brothers, Keith Randall Taylor and Donald Ray Taylor; sister, Kimberly Taylor; niece, Amber Orr; nephew, Ryan Taylor and many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
He was a loving father and son and will be deeply missed.
A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, July 29, 2020 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Aaron and Burney Bivens Funeral Home, 529 Kingsley Avenue, Orange Park, Florida 32073.
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