Dustin Lee Taylor, age 46, passed away unexpectedly on November 9, 2023, in Greenfield, Indiana. He was born on August 10, 1977, in Anderson, Indiana. Dustin's passing has left a void in the lives of all those who knew and loved him, but his memory will forever be cherished.
Dustin was an incredibly skilled individual with a unique talent for building and repairing anything that came his way. He was an exceptional mechanic who could fix any problem with ease. He was always there to help his family members and friends fix anything they needed help with.
However, Dustin's impressive craftsmanship was only one aspect of his remarkable character. He had an infectious happiness that exuded from him wherever he went. With his great sense of humor and jovial personality, he brightened every room he entered. His laughter was contagious, bringing joy to all those around him.
In his free time, Dustin derived great pleasure from watching the Indianapolis Colts and various basketball teams. Sports were not only a form of entertainment for him but also a source of camaraderie among friends and family. Throughout his life he enjoyed playing travel baseball and was pretty talented. He loved grilling and cooking out with loved ones, creating delicious memories that would last a lifetime. Additionally, he enjoyed betting on sports books and visiting the casino.
Family meant the world to Dustin, and spending time with his daughter, Alexa Taylor, held a special place in his heart. Their bond was unbreakable and filled with love. He also shared beautiful memories with Whitney Vasquez, his stepdaughter.
Dustin leaves behind a loving network of family and friends whose lives were touched by his presence. He is survived by his mother Nancy Taylor and father Rodney Taylor; Daughter Alexa Taylor; stepdaughter Whitney Vasquez; Whitney and Alexa's mom and long-time partner Laura Rigdon; granddaughter Minnie Mills; siblings Cassie Taylor, Travis Taylor, and Jody Taylor. He was a beloved uncle to Blade Corbin, Hank Steffler, Quentin Steffler, Raegan Taylor, and Jackson Gumm; aunts and uncle Dianna Brown, Terry Patterson (Jeannie), Suzette Wilson (Glen), Phyllis Sparks, and Lisa Ring. He also left behind several cherished cousins.
He is preceded in death by his sister-in-law Tonya Taylor, uncles David Morgan and John Brown, grandparents George and Boneitta Patterson, Gene and Maxine Taylor.
Dustin Lee Taylor will be remembered as a talented individual full of life and laughter. His ability to bring people together through his love and humor was truly remarkable. He will be deeply missed by all those who had the privilege of knowing him.
In celebration of Dustin's life, a memorial service will be held on Tuesday November 21, 2023, from 5-7pm at Legacy Cremation and Funeral Service - Anderson.To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Dustin Lee Taylor, please visit our flower store.