Darnell James Taylor, 33, passed away on Wednesday, September 13, 2017, at Ardmore, Okla. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m., Tuesday, September 19, 2017, at Durwood Cemetery with The Reverend Vincent Baptiste officiating.
Darnell was born on April 30, 1984, to Abbott James Taylor and Donna (Carney)Taylor in Ada, Okla. He loved to play softball, basketball, and playing video games and listening to his music. He attended Ardmore Schools and Riverside Boarding School. He worked at McDonalds, Jack in the Box, and then for Lumberman’s Mill where he made screen door frames.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Darnell is survived by three brothers: Julian Matt Taylor Sr. and wife Ashley Whitfield of Ardmore, Rein Jacob Taylor and Chelsea Sampson of Ardmore, and Ethan Bryce Taylor and wife Amanda Goetz of Texas. Three nieces and three nephews. Uncles: Daniel Carney of Ardmore and aunt Debra Parker of Ardmore, Virgil Taylor, and Joe Taylor of Meridian, Miss. Cousin Erica Walls of Ardmore.
Prayer services will be held on Monday, September 18, 2017 evening, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m., at Griffin ~ Hilcrest Funeral Home, Ardmore, Okla.