Walt Gregory Taylor, 65, of Kosse, Texas, and former longtime resident of Meridian, Texas passed away peacefully early Monday morning, June 6, 2022 at his home in Kosse, Texas.
A service of remembrance will be held at 1:00 P. M., Saturday, June 18, 2022 at First United Methodist Church in Meridian with Pastor Mitch Bynum officiating.
Greg was born July 20, 1956, in Waxahachie, Texas, to Jess W. Taylor, Jr. and Shirley Hayes Taylor. After high school, he began a career in telecommunications. In 1982, he met Cathy Lynn Biles and on July 23, 1982, they were married in Waco, Texas.
Greg worked for John B. Cox in Arlington, TX for several years. In 1985, he and Cathy moved to Meridian, Texas, to raise their sons. Greg started his own company, Taylor Telcomm, Inc in the 90’s. In 2006, Greg and Cathy moved to Kosse, Texas and he retired a few years later. He spent most of his days with his beloved grandchildren, his many dogs, and his various farm animals.
Mr. Taylor was preceded in death by his parents, Jess W. Taylor, Jr. and Shirley Hayes Taylor; and his brother, Bruce Taylor.
Survivors include his wife of 39 years, Cathy Taylor, of Kosse; son, Brian Taylor and wife, Kristina, of Crawford; son, Keith Taylor and wife, Amanda, of Riesel; son, Clint Taylor and wife, Destiny, of Iola; sister, Shelly Crawson, of Bastrop; grandchildren, Alexandria, Zane, Cooper, Brody, Brooks, Alivia, and Luke; numerous nieces and nephews; and a host of friends.
Arrangements were entrusted to Lawson Funeral Home, Meridian, Texas 254-435-2792.