A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, September 2, at 1:00 pm at St. Leo The Great Catholic Church for Larry J. Taylor, 57, who passed away on August 30, 2010 at University Medical Center. Interment will take place in Lafayette Memorial Park.
Father John deLeeuw will officiate the ceremony. Jodi Bollich, organist, will sing "Amazing Grace," "How Great Thou Art," "On Eagles Wings," and "Our Father."
Larry was born on November 21, 1952 and was the third of twelve children born to Lee and Yula Taylor. He attended Northside High School and worked as a tool pusher for Halliburton Energy Services.
He is survived by his mother, Yula Taylor, four sisters, Angela T. Solis, and husband David of Lafayette; Melissa T. Thibodeaux, and husband Herman of Arnaudville; Yvette T. Hidalgo, and husband Brennan of False River; and Sharon T. Harrison, and husband Jeff of Dallas, TX; and six brothers, Donald J. Taylor, and wife Barbara of Lafayette; Malcolm D. Taylor, and wife Wanda of Breaux Bridge; Rusty B. Taylor of Youngsville; Tony R. Taylor, and wife Trisha of Carencro; Thomas L. Taylor, and wife Janet of Arnaudville; and Kevin J. Taylor, and wife Debra of Longview, TX.
Preceeding him in death was his father, Lee K. Taylor; one brother, Mark A. Taylor; and one sister-in-law, Connie LeBlanc Taylor.
Pallbearers will be his six brothers and his brother-in-law David S. Solis. Honorary pallbearers will be his nieces and nephews.
The family requests that memorial contributions be made to Hospice of Acadiana, 2600 Johnston Street, Lafayette, LA, 70503. Online condolences can be given at Waltersfh.com.
Walters Funeral Home, 2424 N. University Ave. (337) 706-8941 is in charge of arrangements.