Mathews C. Taylor – Obituary

By  | June 1, 2018 | Filed under: Obituaries, Roselawn Funeral Home

Mathews C. Taylor, 93, beloved father and grandfather, a resident of Decatur, passed away Sunday morning, May 27th at the Tut Fann Veterans Home. He suffered a fall on Saturday. “M.C.” was known to many through his position as manager of Decatur’s Maison Morgan, and as an election official.

Prior to moving to Decatur, he had a long career in the retail business in Huntsville. He was proud of his U.S. Army service in World War II. He is survived by his children, Deborah Ashford (Kevin Klose) and John Taylor (Faith); beloved grandchildren, Jordan Leigh Rhatigan (Caleb), Kya and Brodie Taylor, Jesseca Salky Cunneen (Chris) and Sarah, Lilli and Rebecca Salky; great-grandchildren, Jameson and Maeve Cunneen and Brooks and Hayes Rhatigan; brothers, Mack, Huston and Kenneth, and sister Ozell Lowery. His storytelling, laughter, and loving support will be sorely missed by all. His wife of 60 years, Betty Hacker Taylor, predeceased him.

Visitation will be Monday, June 4, 2018 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Roselawn Funeral Home. Celebration of M.C.’s life will be Monday June 4, 2018 at 11:30 a.m. at Roselawn Funeral Home Chapel. M.C. will be laid to rest at Athens City Cemetery. Gifts in his memory can be made to Turner-Surles Community Resource Center in Decatur.

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