George Taylor

George Haskell ""Hack"" Taylor

Sunday, September 10th, 1939 - Tuesday, October 6th, 2020
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George "Hack" Haskell Taylor, 81 of Cookeville, Tennessee passed from this life on Tuesday, October 6, 2020.

Born Sunday, September 10, 1939, in Cookeville, Tennessee, he was the son of the late George Taylor and the late Lena Greenwood Taylor.

Hack shot pool since he was a youngster.  He also enjoyed golf, bowling, and playing fastpitch softball for Ralph's Donut Shop.  He was an umpire and softball director for the Cookeville Softball League.  He owned T & H Photography Studio and worked for Acme Boot Company in Cookeville until it closed.   Hack was a people person, never taking credit for what he did, he served the citizens of Cookeville as a CPD officer in the early '70s.  He was the owner of Players Sports Bar and Grill in Cookeville.  He loved to travel.  His pride and joy were his grandchildren.  

Surviving are his wife of 58 years, Judy Davis Taylor of Cookeville, TN

1 daughter:
Lisa Ann (Clayton) Langford of Cookeville, TN

1 son:
John Wesley (Mary Sims) Taylor of Chesterfield, VA

3 grandchildren:
Travis Wade, and Amanda LeAnn Phy,  and Sophia Hazel Taylor,

1 sister:
Peggy Jo Taylor (Leslie) Birdwell

1 aunt and 1 uncle:
Louise Goodwin
Dewey Greenwood

And many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by several aunts and uncles.

Graveside services for Mr. Taylor will be held at 11:00 on Saturday, October 10, 2020, at Crest Lawn Memorial Cemetery in Cookeville, Tennessee.
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  • Service

    Saturday, October 10th, 2020 | 11:00am
    Saturday, October 10th, 2020 11:00am
    Crest Lawn Memorial Cemetery
    800 West Jackson Street
    Cookeville, TN 38501
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    Bro. Johnny Fox
  • Interment

    Crest Lawn Memorial Cemetery
    800 W. Jackson Street
    Cookeville, TN 38501
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