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bryan l. taylor

Posted on April 24, 2013 at 1:00 a.m.

July 4, 1972 - April 22, 2013

GOSHEN — Bryan Lee Taylor, 40, died unexpectedly Monday morning, April 22, 2013, at a friend’s home.

He was born July 4, 1972, in Goshen to Charles W. “Bill” and Rolene (Weldy) Taylor.

They survive along with a daughter, Jenna Marie Taylor of Goshen; his partner and best friend, Jennifer Compton Miller of Goshen; two sisters, Carolyn (Dennis) Kern and Robin (Kevin) Yoder, both of Goshen; and a brother, William “Bill” (Carol) Taylor, Roswell, Ga.

He was a 1990 graduate of Northridge High School. Bryan was an avid outdoorsman, especially enjoying fishing and camping around a big bonfire with his friends. He attended NASCAR races with his father and brother. He was also a diehard Dallas Cowboys fan.

He worked as a final finisher at Supreme Corporation since 1999 and part-time as a bartender at Double D’s.

Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 24, 2013, and for one hour prior to the 4:30 p.m. funeral Thursday, April 25, 2013, at Yoder-Culp Funeral Home. His sister, the Rev. Carolyn Jo Kern, will officiate. Burial will follow in Elkhart Prairie Cemetery, Goshen.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to the Jenna Marie Taylor College Fund.