The funeral service will be conducted 11:00 A.M., Saturday, December 22, 2018, at St. John A.M.E. Church, 118 Hudson Street, Plains, Georgia. Burial will follow in the Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery.
Willie Fred Taylor better known as Bill was born July 10, 1963 to the late Willie Fred Taylor and Mary Ruth Millner Taylor of Americus, Georgia. He attended the Public Schools of Sumter County. He was employed by Garrison Trucking Company. He is preceded in death by three siblings, George Bernard Taylor, Evelyn Belinda Taylor, Freddie Mae Taylor-Reagon; an aunt, Ethel Millner; and a god-brother, Virgil Lee Morris. Bill was a member of Restoration Church of Americus, Georgia.
Bill leaves to cherish his memory are seven children LaWanna Ross (Jaguar) of Plains, Georgia, Crystal Tookes, Diamond Taylor, Alexis Holmes, Shanteka Holmes, all of Americus, Georgia, Tequila Johnson (Charles) of Albany, Georgia, Chris Smarts of Stanford, Florida; one devoted granddaughter who he helped spoil, Alayjia Ross of Plains, Georgia; one sister, Dr. Dorothy E. Hooks of Leesburg, Florida; brothers-in-law and sister-in-law, Thomas Reagon (Lynn), Marvin Reagon; aunts, Lois Taylor of Americus, Georgia, Lady B. Sims, Elnora Gervin, Lillie Cladd; nieces, Chandra Garry, Mikita Milliner, Deborah Nesbitt, and Tomeka Nesbitt; nephews, Javin Baker, Wartavis Thompson and Shadtavis Nesbitt; a godmother, Overseer Linda Mathis; god-sister, Tina Lewis; devoted cousins, James and Betty Millner; devoted friends/brothers, Stephon Milledges of Americus, Georgia, Roddrique Green of Americus, Georgia. He is also survived by other family members and friends, including the Morning Star Lodge #13.