Mt. Vernon Register-News

Obituaries

January 14, 2011

Cody Taylor

MT. VERNON — Cody Jae Taylor, age 21, of DuQuoin, died at 4:58 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2011, in Perry County, as the result of an automobile accident.

Cody was born on April 23, 1989, in Mt. Vernon, the son of Arthur Taylor and Janice (Lamke).

Mr. Taylor was a craftsman at 5-Star Industries in DuQuoin. He was a graduate of DuQuoin High School where he had served as a manager for the football team. He loved fishing, swimming and was a recycling advocate.

Cody is survived by his mother, Janice and husband Rick Bedar of DuQuoin; maternal grandparents, Anselm Lamke of Scheller and Alberta Newborn of DuQuoin; paternal grandfather, Art Taylor; uncles, Jim Lamke, Bill Lamke and wife Georgia and Ben Newborn and fiancé Leslie; aunt, Connie and husband Keith Ridgeway; and special friend Amy Brooks.

He was preceded in death by his father; maternal grandfather, Bob Newborn; paternal grandmother, Katherine Robinson; a sister, Jillian Lamke; and cousin Gretchen Lamke.

Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Newell Funeral Home in Waltonville with the Rev. Merle Fullerton officiating. The family will receive friends on Sunday from noon until service time at Newell Funeral Home, 505 E. Main St., Waltonville.

For those wishing, memorials may be made to the Prader-Willi Institute in Pittsburg and will be accepted at the funeral home. For more information, you may call Newell Funeral Home at 279-7272 or visit www.newellfuneralhome.com.

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