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Steven Michael Tayloe


Service: 5:00pm Sun. November 5th, 2017
Location: Conroy Funeral Home

TAYLOE, Steven Michael, 60, of Riceville, TN (formerly of Springfield, OH) died unexpectedly on November 1, 2017. He was born in Springfield on February 27, 1957 the son of Thomas O. and Shirley J. (Snapp) Tayloe. Steve was a 1975 graduate of Shawnee High School and attended Clark State. He was most recently a franchise owner of DUCTZ HVAC Restoration and previously spent 29 years of his life employed at Andritz, Inc. in Springfield. Steve was very active in the St. Mary Parish and a member of the Knights of Columbus #8396 in Athens, TN. He volunteered with Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, 4-H and various youth activities with his grandchildren. He played Santa for the local VFW and every family function and opportunity available. He is survived by his wife Donna (Thacker) Tayloe; two daughters, Brandi (Tayloe) & Damon Jones and their expected son, and Shannon Tayloe and her son, Braydon; stepchildren, Christina & Harold Crowe and their children, Dillon, Haley, Shelbi and Christopher, Roger & Ceceilia Taylor II and their children, Roger III, Tessa and Lillian; one great grandson, Trevor; siblings, Thomas J. Tayloe, Tina & Tracy Tayloe-Denton, Shawn & Karen Tayloe, Toni & Harvey Tayloe-Haddix and Sherry & David Akers; 10 nieces and nephews and 3 great nephews. He was preceded in death by his grandparents James Oliver & Marie (Koch) Tayloe and Paul & Louise (Beard) Snapp. Steve was known for his love and zest for life and when he walked into a room everyone knew it! Visitation will be held from 3:00 to 5:00 pm on Sunday in the CONROY FUNERAL HOME. Funeral services will be held at 5:00 pm on Sunday in the funeral home with Deacon Norm Horstman officiating. In lieu of flowers memorial donations can be made to St. Mary Church, 1291 E. Madison Ave., Athens, TN 37303 or Rhea County 4-H, 125 Court St. #3, Dayton, TN 37321.
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Sorry for your loss! Steve was a very nice man and always had a good time with him at our annual conference. Steve will be missed! RIP Steve

- Abe Sbitan , Tuesday November 7th, 2017

I'm sorry I couldn't make it up for the funeral. I know I'll always remember Uncle Steve going out on an errand during Christmas, and having him miss the visit from Santa.

- Amy Tayloe, Monday November 6th, 2017

Donna, so sorry for your loss. Lindi and I enjoyed our visits when we came south, especially reminiscing about all the good times shared on projects we worked together. He will be sadly missed. We wish you and family all the best in this time of sorrow.

- Larry & Lindi Haefner, Monday November 6th, 2017

So sorry for your loss..May he rea in peace .Praying for comfort in such a difficult time.God Bless

- Iria gillespie, Sunday November 5th, 2017

Donna , Sorry for your loss . Thinking of you and your Family At this sad time, prayers.🙏

- Debbie Perkins Miko, Sunday November 5th, 2017

Your in my prayers Donna. May God bless his family Kim

Sunday November 5th, 2017

Sorry for your lost ant Donna i will be praying for you. Love you

- Rodney Stamper, Sunday November 5th, 2017

So sorry for your loss. Praying for all of you. Special hugs to Brandi and Shannon, love you so much!!

- Harrison and Kathy Pennel, Saturday November 4th, 2017

Always enjoyed talking and catching up with Steve whenever we got together. Seemed to be happy all the time. My deepest condolences to his family and friends.

- George Unsinger, Saturday November 4th, 2017

Brandi and Shannon and the Taylor family. So sorry to hear about your dad, son, brother. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. God bless you, Steve.

- Julie Claar, Saturday November 4th, 2017

Steve! What an incredible force-of-nature. This world just went a shade dimmer. I'm deeply moved at this news. So sorry for your personal loss. May all of his family and friends find peace and healing in his memory.

- Kelly Judy-Kimble , Saturday November 4th, 2017

I want to share my sympathy and prayers to Steve’s wife and children and all the Tayloe family. May God be with you all.

- Annie Colliflower (aka Sis Pearson), Friday November 3rd, 2017

Sorry to hear about Steve’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers go out to each of you during this difficult time.

- Angela, Jon, and Sarah Hudson, Friday November 3rd, 2017

Our deepest sympathy to all the Tayloe family - much love to Brandi and Shannon - We will keep you all in our prayers. Know he is in the arms of the angels. Love, Corky and Beth Jenkins

- Corky and Beth Jenkins, Friday November 3rd, 2017

We are deeply saddened at the passing of Steven..our thoughts and prayers go out to his entire family..may he RIP.

- Pat and Don Geron, Friday November 3rd, 2017

My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this sad time.

- Janice Porter, Friday November 3rd, 2017

Rest in peace Tay. We love you girls and the Kid.The entire family are in our thoughts and prayers.God bless each and everyone of you.

- Joe and Tracy Jenkins, Thursday November 2nd, 2017

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