Jay W. Taunton
Mr. Jay W. Taunton, 63, of Cherry Log, died Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017.
He was born March 26, 1954, in Upson County to Melissa Kennedy Taunton and the late Henry Marlin Taunton. He retired from the U.S. Army after 20 years and worked in the textile industry.
He is survived by wife, Kay Taunton; sons, Bryan Trulock, of Denver, Colo., Keith Taunton, Jason Taunton and Joseph Taunton, all of Cherry Log; grandchildren, Brianna Taunton, Jacob Taunton and Kaylee Taunton; brother, Jackie Taunton, of Thomaston; sister, Penny Maddox, of Thomaston; mother, Melissa Taunton, of Thomaston; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017, from the chapel of Bernhardt Funeral Home.
Interment followed at 2 p.m. in the Georgia National Cemetery with full military honors by the U.S. Army.
Condolences can be made at www.bernhardtfh.com. Bernhardt Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.