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1973 Thomas 2022

Thomas E. "Tommy" Taylor

June 11, 1973 — November 14, 2022

Thomas E. "Tommy" Taylor, age 49, of Battle Creek passed away Monday evening, November 14, 2022. Tommy was born in Battle Creek on June 11, 1973, and was the son of Gene & Vicki Taylor and Gail Gwillim. He graduated from Lakeview High School with the Class of 1992 and worked at Adient in Battle Creek for several years.

Tommy married the "Love of His Life", Amanda Allen in Battle Creek on September 24, 2016; she survives. He is also survived by their children, Kyle (Kayla) & Devin (Samantha) Taylor, both of Alabama, Andrew & Khloe Gibbs, and Kaden Scott, all of Battle Creek; 2 granddaughters, Everleigh & Brylee; his brothers & sisters, Larry (Laura) Taylor, Kelly (Kyle) Gymer, Tuch Smith, and Chris Gwillim; a special niece & nephew, Annie Gymer and Zack Taylor; his dog, "Oreo; Amanda's parents, Lisa Scott and Jeffrey (Sindy)Allen; his brothers-in-law, Jeffrey Allen II. and Robert Scott; and several aunts, uncles & cousins. Tommy was preceded in death by his parents; and his wonderful great-aunt, Joann "Annie" Baker;

A true "Family Man" Tommy was an incredible husband, father, son, uncle, brother, and a great friend to so many. He was an avid New York Giants and University of Michigan fan who also loved his "Fried Chicken"! Tommy was also known to be found watching "Supernatural" and the "Twilight" series.

A memorial service to celebrate Tommy's life will be held 12:00 noon, Saturday, November 26th at Calvary Apostolic Church, 511 East Morgan Road, Battle Creek. In lieu of flowers, please consider making donations to the family c/o Amanda Taylor. Arrangements by Farley Estes Dowdle Funeral Home & Cremation Care, Battle Creek. Personal messages for the family and favorite memories of Tommy may be placed at

Service Schedule

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Celebration of Life

Saturday, November 26, 2022

Starts at 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

Calvary Apostolic Church

511 O Dr N, Battle Creek, MI 49017

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