Dean Taylor Obituary, Death – Dean Richard Taylor, who resided in Louisville, Kentucky, and had reached the age of 64 at the time of his passing on November 8th, 2022, passed away. His mother, Ruth Taylor, and his father, Joseph Taylor, both passed away prior to his own passing. Both of them had already passed away before he did. He is survived by his brother Dale Taylor, his sisters Cindy Cheap and Stephanie Smith, both of whom are married to Bill Cheap, his daughter Shelby Parker, who is married to Tyron Parker, and his granddaughter Penelope Parker. He is also survived by his daughter Shelby Parker, who is married to Tyron Parker.
It was common knowledge that Dean was a devoted fan of the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Louisville Cardinals, and that he also enjoyed watching NASCAR. In addition, it was well known that Dean was a fan of the Indianapolis 500. Above all other activities in the world, coaching softball was the one he most looked forward to. A tremendous amount of pride was brought to “Coach Taylor” by each and every team that he was given the opportunity to coach. In addition to being an exceptional instructor, he was an incredible parent, and he was already off to a fantastic start in his role as the best grandpa. He was an inspiration to everyone around him.
Everyone who had the privilege of knowing Dean will grieve his passing in their own unique way. The Owen Funeral Home (located at 9318 Taylorsville Road, Louisville, Kentucky, 40299) will be holding a visitation on Wednesday, November 16, for those who would like to pay their respects to the departed during this difficult time. The visitation will take place from four in the afternoon until eight in the evening. A funeral will take place on Thursday, November 17, at ten o’clock in the morning. The date is November 17.