David Dwane Taylor, 28, Excelsior Springs, Mo., passed away, Friday, October 19, 2012 at the Saint Luke's Hospital. David was born February 23, 1984, in North Kansas City, the son of David Willard and Barbara Jo (Probst) Taylor.
David was very proud of his achievements in the Special Olympics from 1990-1995. He graduated in 2005 from Rainbow Center in Blue Springs, Mo. David had a great love for the outdoors where he could hunt and fish. David was also recognized for being the Excelsior Springs wrestling teams biggest fan. Even though David's life has ended, he gave life to many others by being an organ donor.
David was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, Everette Dwane Taylor, and maternal grandfather, Robert Probst.
Survivors include his mother, Barbara Jo Taylor, and father, David Willard Taylor, both of Excelsior Springs; one sister, Tracy Jobson and husband, Jeremy of Gladstone; one brother, Matt Taylor of Excelsior Springs; paternal grandmother, Carol Taylor of Smithville; maternal grandmother, JoAnn Probst of Kansas City; two nephews, Noah and Asa Jobson of Gladstone; and several aunts,uncles and cousins.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m., Friday, October 26, 2012, at the Polley Funeral Home, Excelsior Springs. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m., Saturday, October 27, 2012 at the Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Crown Hill Cemetery, Excelsior Springs. Family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Rainbow Center in Blue Springs, Mo.