Roger Mark Taylor
Our deeply loved husband, father, son, brother, uncle and friend, Roger Mark Taylor, went to be with our Lord on Sunday, Dec. 2, 2007. He was born Sept. 12, 1958 in Mission, Texas, to James and Dorothy Taylor.
Roger was preceded in death by his father, James B. Taylor.
He is survived by his wife Gayla Taylor, of Lockhart, whom he married on July 31, 1976. He is a
lso survived by his two sons and their spouses, Justin and Allison Taylor of Bay City, Texas, and Clay and Megan Taylor of College Station, Texas; his mother, Dorothy Taylor of Lockhart; his siblings David Taylor and wife Tami of Lockhart, Brad Taylor and wife, Lynette of Austin, Texas and sister Alice Taylor of Belton, Texas.
Roger was an active member of First Lockhart Baptist Church, where he served as a Deacon, third and fourth grade Sunday School Teacher, member of the choir, and an instrumental part of the GROW outreach ministry. God worked through Roger in all of these ministries to touch many lives. He was employed by Conexant Systems Inc. where he worked as a Software Quality Assurance Manager. Because of his love of the outdoors, Roger was an avid gardener and photographer. He enjoyed traveling to Aggie sporting events and loved being a part of the spirit and tradition of Texas A&M. The sacrifice he made for his sons was evident in the countless hours he spent as their coach, mentor, and biggest supporter through all of their life’s endeavors. Most of all, his sons were proud to call him “Dad.”
He graduated from Lockhart High School in 1976 and went on to graduate from Southwest Texas State University in 1980 earning a Bachelor of Business Administration. While growing up Roger was an active member of the Boy Scouts of America and attained the highest honor of Eagle Scout.
Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2007 at First Lockhart Baptist Church with Gary Rodgers officiating. Interment followed at Lockhart City Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Jimmy Honeycutt, Ron Metz, Russell Moore, Kevin Peters, Mike Tate and Stephen Woytkewicz.
Arrangements under the care and guidance of McCurdy Funeral Home, 105 E. Pecan Street, Lockhart, Texas 78644, (512) 398-4791.