Alvin “Hooky” Taylor, Sr. departed this life on Thursday, October 14, 2021, at the age of 76. He was a native and resident of New Orleans, LA. At a young age Alvin relocated to California and began a career as a seaman and retired after many years of service. He was also a former employee of San Francisco General Hospital and Sears Roebuck. Husband of the late Gwendolyn B. Gary Taylor. Loving father of the late Alvin Taylor, Jr. Son of the late Ernest Taylor, Sr. and Olivia Taylor Mitchell. Beloved brother of Coretha Taylor Nevil, Althea Taylor Trotter of California, Verna Mae Taylor, Jeannetta Taylor Dauda of California, and the late Ernest Taylor, Jr. Nephew of Isiah Riley and Vivian Ellison. Brother in law of Alberta Taylor. Godson of Emanual Swayne, Sr. Hooky, as he was affectionately known to family and friends, is also survived by a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, and friends. Relatives and friends of the family, also pastors, officers, and members of Second Baptist Church and neighboring churches are invited to attend the Funeral Service at DAVIS MORTUARY SERVICE, 230 MONROE STREET GRETNA, LA on Thursday, October 21, 2021 at 10:00a.m. Visitation will begin at 9:00a.m. until service time. Interment: Woodlawn Park Memorial Cemetery-Westwego, LA To view and sign the guestbook, please go to www.davismortuaryservice.com.
DUE TO COVID-19 PANDEMIC ATTENDANCE WILL BE LIMITED. IT IS MANDATORY EVERYONE ENTERING THE MORTUARY WEAR A FACE MASK OR SOME TYPE OF FACE COVERING.