Jerry C. Taylor, 70, of Tallassee, went to be with the Lord on Friday evening, January 11, 2019, at East Alabama Medical Center after a brief illness. He is survived by his wife of 52 years Vickie Warren Taylor, his son Jerry Michael Taylor, his nephews Keith Weldon and Keith Gray, and his niece Starr Weldon White. He was preceded in death by his father William C. “Pete” Taylor, his mother Barbara M. Taylor, and his sister Patricia Tapley. Jerry worked for 27 years at Kershaw Manufacturing Co. He was a multi-talented person. He enjoyed Alabama football and bow hunting. He was a huge dog lover. His favorite dog was a yellow lab named Sam – he truly loved this dog. The family will have a private graveside service.