Dallas L. Taylor, 42, of Monroe, Indiana was welcomed home to Heaven on Thursday evening, August 19, 2021, at IU Health University Hospital in Indianapolis, following a courageous battle with cancer.
He was born on January 20, 1979, in Jacksonville, Illinois to William Everett “Bill” Taylor and Sandra “Susie” (Megginson) Taylor. On June 9, 2001, he was united in marriage to Ashley Smith.
He was a member of Pleasant Dale Church of the Brethren.
Dallas worked “In the Family Business” at Decatur Ace Hardware as the manager. He had also received his Motorcycle Repair Mechanic Certification and also his Diesel Mechanic Certification.
Dallas was a loving father and husband and was always willing to help others. The man, the myth, the legend.
He is survived by his wife, Ashley Taylor of Monroe, Indiana; his four children, Korbin Taylor, Talon Taylor, Paisley Taylor, and Kipton Taylor all at home; parents, William “Bill” and Sandra “Susie” Taylor of Murrayville, Illinois; two brothers, Kent (Lisa) Taylor of Jacksonville, Illinois, Dustin (Marcie) Taylor of Murrayville, Illinois; mother and father-in-law, Stephanie Ann and James William “Jim” Smith of Huntington, Indiana; and two brother-in-law’s, Andrew William “Andy” Smith of Decatur, Indiana and Austin (Courtney) Smith of Fort Wayne, Indiana.
A funeral service for Dallas will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, August 24, 2021, at Pleasant Dale Church of the Brethren with Pastor Jonathan Crandall officiating.
The family will receive friends from 4:00 - 7:00 p.m. Monday, August 23, 2021, at Haggard-Sefton-Hirschy & Zelt Funeral home in Decatur and one hour prior to the service at the church on Tuesday.
Memorials can be given to the Taylor Children Education Fund. (Please make checks payable to Ashley Taylor)
Arrangements by Haggard-Sefton-Hirschy & Zelt Funeral Home
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