Derek Keith Taylor, age 34 of Berea, passed away at his home on Monday, December 14, 2020.
Derek was born in Richmond, Kentucky to Bennie Keith Taylor and Paula Howard Taylor. He was a landscaper by trade.
He was preceded in death by his grandfathers, Bennie Nathan Taylor and Glenn Howard, brother, Christopher Dewayne Alexander, and uncle, James Parker.
Derek is survived by his parents, one sister, Megan Taylor and her children, Hunter, Dawson, Reagan and Liberty; one brother Brandon Scalf; his grandmothers, Geraldine Stephens and Phyllis Howard; niece and nephew, Taylor and Johnathon; great cousins, Kinslee Kaye and Maelee Marie; uncles and aunt, Tim Taylor, Tracey Lynn Combs, Matthew Stephens, Dwayne Howard, and Barney Alexander, Jr.
Funeral services will be 1 pm, Saturday, December 19, 2020 at Owsley Fork Baptist Church with Bro. Vester Alexander officiating. Burial will follow in the Pilot Knob Cemetery. Visitation will be at the church from 11 am to 1 pm. Livestream services will be available at www.lakesfuneralhome.com
Per state mandate, facial coverings and social distancing will be observed.