LaMar "Bud" E. Taylor, 69, of Madison died Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012. A memorial service will be held today, Nov. 8, 5-7 p.m. at Natchez Trace Funeral Home. A funeral mass will be held in Decatur, Ind. at a later date.

Mr. Taylor was the son of Vivian Dellinger Taylor-Bryan and the late Willis E. Taylor. He was a native of Decatur, Indiana and graduated from Decatur High School. After graduation he served in the National Guard. He was the owner of LaMar Taylor Sandblasting and Painting for nearly 30 years. After moving to Madison, he started a small business that he operated until his recent illness. He was a member of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church.

Survivors include his wife of 46 years, Rose M. Loshe Taylor of Madison; son, Christopher E. Taylor of Grenada; daughter, Stephanie L. Taylor Henson of Suwanee, Ga.; four grandchildren; mother, Vivian Taylor-Bryan; sister, Carolyn Taylor Michaels of Decatur, Ind.; and brother, Brad Bryan, also of Decatur.

Memorials may be sent to St. Anthony Catholic School, C/O St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, 4000 W. Tidewater Lane, Madison, MS 39110; or to Hospice Ministries, 450 Towne Center Blvd., Ridgeland, MS 39157.