Taylor C. Fife

Born in Lafayette, Indiana on October 14, 1978

Departed on October 18, 2020 and resided in Nashville, Tennessee

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Taylor C. Fife, age 42, of Nashville went to be with his heavenly father, Sunday, October 18, 2020. He was born October 14, 1978 in Lafayette, Indiana to Jerry and Mary Ann Fife.

Taylor loved all things adventurous from camping, snowboarding, to biking and sky diving. He was also a talented cook, a kind soul and a fan of the music of the Grateful Dead. Taylor was a graduate of Fort Lewis College and received his Master’s and Doctorate from Vanderbilt University.

He is survived by his two children, Emerson and Landry; parents, Jerry and Mary Ann Fife; his brothers, Jordan and wife Kelly and Marshall and partner Kenzie; his aunts, Sandy Parsley and Alice Heirlmeier; and his cousins, Nathan and Grant Heirlmeier.

Taylor’s family and friends are heart broken and wish that you keep him in your prayers. Donations can be made to a charity of your choice or you can donate to Emerson and Landry’s, Taylor’s children, college fund at https://www.gofundme.com/manage/emerson-and-landry039s-college-fund.

A celebration of life will be scheduled at a later time.

19 Comments to Taylor C. Fife

  1. Robb Haas
    October 24, 2020 5:33 pm

    So sorry for your loss. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers.

  2. John Midgley
    October 24, 2020 9:53 pm

    I worked with Taylor for years on and off and considered us friends. I was so shocked to hear of his passing. Please let us know of a memorial.

  3. Harold Gregory
    October 25, 2020 3:32 pm

    Taylor was always very kind to me and fun to work with. I am very sorry for your loss.

  4. Monica Scarlett
    October 25, 2020 4:33 pm

    I remember Taylor as enthusiastic and caring. He was always friendly and kind to me. I’m stunned he is gone. Loving thoughts to his family.

  5. Suzanne
    October 25, 2020 8:03 pm

    The Fife’s and my family spent many summer vacations together. Born exactly 10 months apart, Taylor was like that brother you loved to hate but couldn’t. As life often gets in the way as we grow older, we drifted apart through high school and college. But thanks to Facebook, we reconnected again. His children and his family were his world and I was beyond shocked to hear of his passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time and if I lived closer, I would come give you a hug ♥️

  6. Cora Mitchell
    October 26, 2020 5:23 pm

    Jerry and family,

    My heart hurts for you. I lost my brother when he was 40 years of age and it’s just so hard to grasp when someone so young leaves us. I will pray for peace for all of you.

  7. Marijean S. Rue
    October 27, 2020 9:17 am

    We are shocked and saddened by the loss of Taylor. He was a loving, joyful, welcoming person. Our thoughts are with you all, especially his children.

  8. Vicky Robinson
    October 27, 2020 4:00 pm

    I worked with Taylor at MHC and we would always talk about our kids and family. I always enjoyed working with Taylor. I will be praying for your family.

  9. Linda Whittemore
    October 27, 2020 7:55 pm

    Taylor and I worked together at MHC. My heart is so saddened for his children, which he loved so much and the rest of his family. Such a smart, loving and great guy gone way to soon. Prayers for all.

  10. Melody
    October 27, 2020 8:12 pm

    I worked with Taylor at Mhc. He never stopped talking about his kids and family. Those were truly the most important things to him. I know he will be missed.

  11. Catherine Hardy
    October 27, 2020 8:58 pm

    Taylor & I worked together at MHC for many years. I watched him grow & mature in his career. My heart is sadden by this news. Keeping the family & his kids in my prayers.

  12. John Brilliant
    October 28, 2020 10:59 am

    RIP brother

  13. Darryl Glascock
    October 28, 2020 4:16 pm

    Very Sad news. Prayers and strength to family and friends. Taylor was intelligent and fantastic sense of humor. God rest his Soul.

  14. John Ball
    November 7, 2020 7:52 am

    Mary Ann and family:

    So sorry to hear of your loss.

    May God’s peace and comfort be with you all.

  15. Gary Lauderbaugh
    November 7, 2020 5:32 pm

    Sorry to hear of your loss, i will be praying for you and your family. May Gods love and mercy help you thru this sad time.

    November 8, 2020 8:05 pm

    So sorry for your family’s loss Mary Ann! My prayers for you all.

  17. Leatha Quinlan
    November 10, 2020 12:53 pm

    Mary Ann,
    So sorry for your loss. Praying God’s love hold you close.

  18. Garry Sanders
    November 19, 2020 7:23 pm

    Dear Jerry and Mary Ann,

    I am so sorry to learn of this news and please know that our prayers are with you.

    Garry and Jane Sanders

  19. Randy Blevins
    December 1, 2020 3:41 pm

    I just found this on the web. He helped me last year this time when i was in a low point of my life. He helped save me. So so sorry to hear about his passing. Thoughts and prayers for his family. He was a great man. We shared a love of hats.

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