March 20, 1925 - January 21, 2021
Earnest Perrin Taylor Earnest, age 95, passed away Thursday, January 21, 2021. He shared the restored gospel of Jesus Christ throughout his life, and served twice as Bishop of the Hammond Ward of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Earnest owned two mechanic shops in Hammond and took great pride in using his mechanical skills. He could fix anything. He enjoyed discovering his family tree, being an ordinance worker in the temples of the Church and faithfully serving others as Christ would have done. Earnest was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather who is dearly missed by all who knew and loved him. Earnest is survived by his daughters, Patricia Ann Lacara, Rita June Blount, Joyce Marie Davison, and Dorothy Taylor Greene; son, Kenneth Perrin Taylor; grandchildren, Joe Lacara Jr., Karla Lacara Hohensee, Kevin Lacara, Pamela Blount Harvey, William Monroe Blount II, Vanessa Blount Aime, Natalie Davison Overturf, Crystal Davison DeCoursey, William Stanley “Bill” Davison II, Aaron Greene, Emma Greene, Nathanael Greene; fifteen great-grandchildren; along with numerous nieces and nephews. Earnest is preceded in death by his devoted wife of nearly 62 years, Dorothy Louise Taylor Taylor; granddaughter, Kathy Blount; parents, Arthur and Mary Susan Ford Taylor; sisters, Martha Jewell Taylor, Lessie Mae Taylor Wesley, Esther Louise Taylor Duncan, Mable Earlene Taylor Winborne; and brothers, Horace Garfield Taylor, and Samuel Bird Taylor. Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend a visitation at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 2503 Old Baton Rouge Hwy, Hammond, LA. on Thursday, January 28, 2021 from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Visitation will resume Friday, January 29, 2021 beginning at 9:00 a.m. until the start of the Funeral Service at 11:00 a.m. Interment will follow in Greenlawn Cemetery in Hammond.
Earnest Perrin Taylor Earnest, age 95, passed away Thursday, January 21, 2021. He shared the restored gospel of Jesus Christ throughout his life, and served twice as Bishop of the Hammond Ward of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.... View Obituary & Service Information
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