Gary L.Taylor, 56, of Shelbyville passed away at 9:24 p.m. Wednesday (May 8, 2013) at home surrounded by his family.

Graveside services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday in the Glenwood Cemetery, Shelbyville. Arrangements are by Lockart-Green Funeral Home, Shelbyville.

Gary was born August 18, 1956 in Shelbyville the son of Barbara (Armstrong) and Gilbert Taylor.

Gary’s passions in life included being on the Kaskaskia River, hunting mushrooms, gardening and spending time with friends. He was “Born to Drive”.

Gary’s employments included P & H, International Paper and Bodines.

Surviving are his mother, Barbara Taylor of Shelbyville; daughters, Krystal Dilley of Assumption and Brittany Dilley of Tower Hill; siblings, Connie Roesch (Bill) of Weslaco, TX, Mary Jane James (Ernie) of Pana, Ronnie Taylor (Karen) of Shelbyville, Janice Koss (Roger) of St. Joseph and Brad Taylor (Michelle) of Shelbyville; 5 grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his father.