Obituary: Darrell E. Taylor, OCT. 9, 2000 — NOV. 30, 2019

Darrell E. Taylor
Posted: Dec. 3, 2019 9:14 am Updated: Dec. 17, 2019 9:21 am

Darrell E. Taylor, 19, of New London, passed away at 1:24 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019, at the James O'Donnell Funeral Home in Hannibal. Burial will be at Emmett Cemetery in Busch. Rev. Victor Keefe will officiate.

Friends and family are invited to Darrell's Life Celebration at a visitation that will be from 6 until 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019, at the James O'Donnell Funeral Home.

Darrell was born on Oct. 9, 2000, in Hannibal, to Darrell R. Taylor and Brenda L. Marshall Taylor.

Darrell is survived by his parents of New London; one grandmother, Rosalee Marshall of Hannibal; four sisters, Casey Gibson (Ricky) of Vandalia, Jessie Taylor of New London, Nichole Taylor of New London and Sarah Taylor of New London; three nephews, Jordan, Izaiah and Coby; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. He was preceded in death by his grandfather, James E. Marshall, and his grandparents, Luther Eugene Taylor and Goldie Adeline Taylor.

Darrell worked in construction. While in high school, he wrestled for the Hannibal Pirates Wrestling Team. In his free time, he enjoyed trap shooting and hunting deer and squirrel. He also loved his Honda CBR 250 motorcycle and sky diving. Darrell was an avid musician, as he played both acoustic and electric guitar and even the ukulele. Darrell also enjoyed running. Most of all, Darrell cherished the time he shared with his family and friends.

Pallbearers will be Derek Greening, Jameson White, Gavin Morawitz, Chad Otten Jr., Austin Norris and Vernell Hawkins.

Honorary pallbearers will be Darrell's nephews, cousins and friends.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Hannibal High School Wrestling Team.

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