Corey Lee Taylor, age 32 of Lake City

Corey Lee Taylor, age 32 of Lake City, Tennessee passed away on June 30, 2020. Corey was born September 26, 1987 in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. Corey was a member of Shultz Hollow Baptist Church. He loved to go to the races with his dad and brother. He loved to clown and tell jokes, telling stories about his wild and crazy life. He enjoyed spending time with his kids, Corbyn, Collyn, Coltyn, and Shealyn as well as his nephews Bryson, Mason, and Easton. Corey is preceded in death by his wife Samantha Hembree Taylor and father Leroy Taylor Jr.

Mother   Kathryn Taylor

Sons   Corbyn, Collyn, Coltyn Taylor

Daughter   Shealyn Taylor

Brother Leroy Drake Taylor and wife Nakita, who he loved like a sister

Nephews   Bryson, Mason, and Easton

Graveside Service 3:00PM, Monday, July 6, 2020 at New Vasper Cemetery in Caryville, Tennessee

You may also view Corey’s guestbook online at

Hatmaker Funeral Home Lake City, TN is in charge of arrangements.

About Jim Harris

Jim Harris has been WYSH's News & Sports Director since 2000. In addition to reporting local news, he is the play-by-play voice for Clinton High School football, boys' and girls' basketball and baseball. Catch Jim live weekdays beginning at 6:20 am for live local news, sports, weather and traffic plus the Community Bulletin Board, shenanigans with Ron Meredith and more on the Country Club Morning Show on WYSH & WQLA. Jim lives in Clinton with his wife Kelly and daughter Carolina, his mother-in-law and cats Lucius and Oliver.

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