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Official Obituary of

Eryk Taylor

May 6, 1955 ~ March 26, 2024 (age 68) 68 Years Old

Eryk Taylor Obituary

Eryk Taylor, age 68, of Murfreesboro, TN, Passed away on Tuesday, March 26, 2024, in Destin, FL.

He was born in Fort Belvoir, VA, earned his bachelor’s degree at MTS and was a master electrician.

He enjoyed vintage corvettes and muscle cars.

Eryk is proceeded in death by his parents, John D. Taylor and Gertruda Maria Nicmietz; brother, Henry Taylor.

He is survived by and leaves behind his wife, Karen Taylor; brother, Greg Taylor; sisters, Theresa Aday and Missy Bennett; children, Lindsay Heard, Andrew Taylor and Sarah Shultz; grandchild, Blakely Heard.

In lieu of flowers donations in Eryk’s name can be made to North Boulevard Church of Christ (1112 N. Rutherford Blvd, Murfreesboro, TN 37130)

A funeral service will be held at 11:00am on Saturday, April 6, 2024, at Gentry-Griffey Funeral Chapel and Crematory (5301 Fountain Rd, Knoxville, TN, 37918) with Jerry McBee officiating. Family and friends will then gather at 1:00pm at Miller Cemetery for a graveside service.

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Funeral Service
April 6, 2024

11:00 AM
Gentry Griffey Funeral Chapel
5301 Fountain Road
Knoxville, TN 37918

Graveside Service
April 6, 2024

1:00 PM


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