The funeral service will be held at 1:00 P.M., Thursday, April 20, 2023, at the Upperroom Apostolic Faith Church, 1637 GA-Hwy 90 W, Oglethorpe, Georgia. Burial will follow at the Davis Chapel A.M.E. Church Cemetery, Hwy 26 W, Oglethorpe, Georgia.
Graveside services, including burials, are likely to be held on ground that is uneven, which is out of the control of Oglethorpe Funeral Chapel, Inc. We ask that you take this into consideration when choosing footwear, such as shoes with high, thin heels. Please be advised that Oglethorpe Funeral Chapel, Inc. will not be held responsible for injuries at a grave site because of this.
Darryl was born in Atlanta, Georgia,on July 16, 1961 to the late Willie James Taylor and Lillian Smith Sinkfield. He was educated in the public-school system of Atlanta, Georgia and was a graduate of Columbia High School in Atlanta, Georgia. Darryl was employed as a “Master Truck Driver” for J & M Trucking in Americus, Georgia until he retired. Darryl accepted Christ as his personal savior at an early age and was a member of the Upper Room Apostolic Faith Church in Oglethorpe, Georgia where he continued his passion for playing the drums in his past time and for the Lord. Darryl was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle, and friend. He loved his family unconditionally and he loved the Lord. His wife, grandchildren and children were his pride and joy. Darryl was united in holy matrimony on October 17, 1997, to Bridget Clark-Taylor.
He leaves to cherish his memories: His loving devoted wife; Bridget Clark-Taylor, Oglethorpe, Georgia; six children; Darrell Taylor, Loganville, Georgia, Eddie Mitchell (Yaneitra), Ellaville, Georgia, Dominique Thurmond (Kevin), Elgin, South Carolina, Ahteanna Clark (Charvis), Americus, Georgia, Quiante Clark (Vanessa), Oglethorpe, Georgia, and Tydaisha Taylor, Oglethorpe Georgia, one sister; Phyllis Taylor, Covington, Georgia and a devoted niece, Malika Holder, Covington, Georgia; five aunts; Marva Turner(Jerome) Oglethorpe, Georgia, Diane Morris(Ken), Atlanta, Georgia, Fannie Mond, Perry, Georgia, Florene Mangram Smith, three uncles; Charlie Howard Smith, Jr., Oglethorpe, Georgia, Conrad Smith ( Cheryl), Warner Robins, Georgia, James Smith (Sonja), Atlanta, Georgia, thirteen grandchildren; and a host of beloved nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.