Julius A. Taylor, the son of the late Cleveland and Alma Taylor, was born April 13, 1959 in Akron, OH. He lived in Akron, OH in his childhood years and participated in track and field, basketball and football. Julius graduated from East High School in 1978. Thereafter, he moved to Indianapolis, IN and perused a mechanical career at Lincoln Technical Institute. He loved to use his hands and fix any type of vehicle.

Julius met the love of his life, Theresa Brown from Indianapolis, IN and they were married November 8, 1989. Early on, he was a father figure to Stephen Rush Jr. Then, they were blessed with three other children: Tionna, Julius Jr. and Devonte'. Julius was a dedicated family man who loved to take care and provide for his family.

He loved to ride motorcycles, go fishing and be a grill master at every barbeque. Julius worked for Peyton Wells as an Auto Mechanic for 10 years. Later, he became a Diesel Mechanic for Indianapolis Power and Light Company for 25 years where he retired from in 2010.

Julius was called home to be with the Lord on Monday, July 2, 2018 in the comfort of his home. He was 59 years young. He was preceded in death by his parents, Cleveland and Alma Taylor.

He leaves to cherish his loving memory to his loving wife, Theresa Taylor; children: Stephen Rush Jr., Tionna Taylor, Julius Taylor Jr. and Devonte' Taylor; four grandchildren; two big brothers, Ronald Taylor and Winslow Taylor (Debbie) of Naples, FL; a baby sister, Cheryl Taylor-Harrison of Miami, FL; a host of nieces and nephews and very supportive friends.

A Visitation was held at Lavenia & Summers Home for Funerals 5811 East 38th Street INDIANAPOLIS IN 46218 at 10:00:00 AM on 7/13/2018.

A Celebration of Life was held at Lavenia & Summers Home for Funerals 5811 East 38th Street INDIANAPOLIS IN 46218 at 12:00:00 PM on 7/13/2018.

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  1. There are few things more difficult than dealing with the loss of a loved one. I am honored that you have chosen us to care for your family during this time. Please let me know if there is more we can do to help celebrate your loved-one’s life.

  2. To the Taylor family I\\’m so sorry for your loss my condolences to your family Tony will be missed sorry I didn\\’t get to see my cousin again I will miss him dearly. God bless you all prayers going out to family. ❤😢

  3. To The Family,Sending my heartfelt condolences and prayers during this difficult time.

  4. My heart is broken and aching for your loss. Tony was the kindest sweetest person. May God give all of you the strength you need during this difficult time. Love all of you. Sister in law

  5. Teresa and kids, Winslow, Ron, and Cheryl – my heart goes out to all of you. I wish I could be there to give you support. So since I cannot, I’m sending my prayers to comfort you and to ask God to give you strength to endure.

  6. Our lives have changed with the passing of my brother…I’ll forever his laugh and his smile. I miss you big brother…I will love you forever!❤️

  7. To our family,

    We send our prayers to comfort you during this time of transitioning. Look to God during the days to come to turn years into laughing memories.

  8. Wow, I just found out about Tony’s death. He was a great person and a great family man. He used to cut our grass. I am so sorry to hear about his passing.

  9. I met Theresa when she and Tony first got married. His daughter, Tionna, looked just like him. You have my deepest sympathies.

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