Don Ernest Taylor, 65, a native of Orange, Texas, left this earth surrounded by Family to be with his Heavenly Father on February 12, 2017. 

Don was a friend to many and had an open and caring heart. He helped countless people throughout the years without asking for anything in return. He loved the outdoors and enjoyed being around the water. He had a love for cars which was shown by the many he had over the years. He had an immense love for family and enjoyed being Papaw to all of his wonderful grandchildren who loved him dearly.

Don was born on Tuesday, January 22, 1952 in Orange, Texas. He was preceded in death by his parents, Ernest Robert and Virginia Pearl Taylor, and brothers Bobby Joe and Darrell Lee Taylor.

He is survived by his wife Rhonda, Sister Joyce Ann Gandy, Ex-Wife Christy Juarez, son Kristopher Donald his wife Angel and grandson Mateo, son Michael John his wife Ale and granddaughter Carolina Pearl, his stepson Jaime Ayres, his stepson Steve Garlaska and grandson Gavin and granddaughters Kiera and Tara, and his stepson Jason Garlaska and grandsons Kade, Kyler, and Camrin.

A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, March the 4th at 1:30 P.M.  at St. Helens Catholic Church in Orange, Texas.

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