Taylor Lee Harris, 74, was born July 24, 1946 at Lewis County (Hohenwald), Tennessee to the union of Herman Lester and Addie Whitehead Harris. He departed this life, Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at Maury Regional Hospital, Columbia, TN. Taylor was united in marriage to the former Janice Stricklin, Saturday, November 29, 1980. He was a 1964 graduate of Wayne County High School, a retired licensed telecommunication installer spanning 50 years, and owned T.H.T. (Taylor Harris Telecommunication), working several states. He was a past president and director for Waynesboro Dixie Youth Baseball and was presently serving as Asst. Dixie Youth Director for District 3 in Tennessee. Taylor was instrumental in implementing Waynesboro Jaycees in the 60’s and 70’s. He attended Leatherwood Baptist Church, where he enjoyed his church family and fellowships.
Taylor was preceded in death by his parents, Herman Lester and Addie Whitehead Harris; son, Anthony Lynn Harris; brother, Billy Joe Harris; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Jay W. and Mary Ada Berry Stricklin.
Survivors include his wife, Janice Stricklin Harris; son, Brian Lee Harris, wife, Tina all of Waynesboro, TN; granddaughter, Keisha Harris Cherry, husband, Chad, Henderson, TN; grandsons, Brilee Anthony Harris and Brayson Avery Harris, Waynesboro, TN; great-grandsons, Case and Jase Cherry, Henderson, TN; sister, Diane Harris Bryant, Ethridge, TN; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Joyce and Ronald Burks; nieces and nephews, Ronnie, Amy, Jay, Brandy, Ava Kate, Tucker, Austin, Kaci and Sutton Burks, Stan, Melanie, Izzy, Evan and Ian Pope, Randal, Loria, Raymond, Samantha, Reece and Zoe Morrow and LaRanda, Anthony and Dalton Strickland; special family friends, Roger, Sharon, Nicole, Erica and Diana Davenport.
Graveside services were Saturday, January 16, 2021 at 1 pm at Memorial Gardens of Wayne County, Waynesboro, TN with Bro. David Miller and Bro. Dion Pulley officiating and Shackelford Funeral Directors of Wayne County assisting the family. Pallbearers were Brilee Harris, Brayson Harris, Jay Burks, Austin Burks, Stan Pope, Raymond Morrow and Anthony Strickland. Case Cherry and Jase Cherry were honorary pallbearers.