Obituary of James Waldon "Jimmy" Taylor, Jr.
TERRE HAUTE, IN- Funeral service for James Waldon “Jimmy” Taylor, Jr., 62, will be held Sunday at 2:00 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home with burial to follow in Killian Baptist Church Cemetery. The Rev. Eric McAvoy will officiate. The family will receive friends Saturday from 6-8 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home.
Jimmy passed away on June 14, 2022. Born in Hammond, IN, he was a son of the late James Waldon Taylor, Sr. and Virginia Anne Elizabeth Taylor. Jimmy served in the U.S. Army and loved his family and helping people. Once you were a friend of Jimmy’s, you were always a friend. He enjoyed watching NASCAR and attending races, talking on the phone, football, basketball, trains and steam engines, collecting things, studying WWII, and traveling to the beach and especially the mountains.
Surviving are his siblings, Teresa Kautz, Cindy Matuse (Dave), Victoria Taylor, Tony Christakis; 4 nieces; 2 nephews; 5 great-nieces; 4 great-nephews; and beloved cat, Little Bear.