Goshen News, Goshen, IN

April 23, 2013

Bryan Lee Taylor

— GOSHEN — Bryan Lee Taylor, 40, died unexpectedly Monday morning 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, Goshen; his partner and best friend, Jennifer Compton Miller, Goshen; two sisters, Carolyn (Dennis) Kern and Robin (Kevin) Yoder, both of Goshen; and a brother, William “Bill” (Carol) Taylor, Roswell, Ga.

A 1990 graduate of Northridge High School, Bryan was an avid outdoorsman. He especially enjoyed 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 today from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. and one hour prior to the 4:30 p.m. funeral service Thursday at Yoder-Culp Funeral Home, Goshen. Bryan’s sister, the Rev. Carolyn Jo Kern, will officiate.

Burial will follow at Elkhart Prairie Cemetery, Goshen.

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

Online condolences may be shared at www.yoderculpfuneralhome.com.