Mr. Adrian Lewis Taylor

Published 9:39 pm Thursday, July 5, 2018

SUITLAND, Md. — Mr. Adrian Lewis “Peabody” Taylor, 34, of Suitland, Maryland and formerly of Camp Hill. Ala. died Sunday, June 24, 2018 at Prince Georges Hospital, Cheverly, Md.

Funeral services will be held at Centerview Baptist Church, County Rd 89 North, Camp Hill on Friday, July 6, 2018, at 11 a.m. CDT with Rev. Jimmial Harrison officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery. The remains will lie in state at the church from 10 a.m. CDT until the funeral hour.

Adrian was born in Tallapoosa County on April 6, 1984, to Arthur Lewis and Evonne “Bonnie” Taylor. He was the youngest of four children. Adrian accepted Christ at an early age and joined the Centerview Baptist Church. He was educated in the Tallapoosa County School System and was a graduate of Edward Bell High School. Adrian received both his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from Troy State University. He was an active member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc. and felt every single member of Kappa Alpha Psi was his brother.

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At the time of his death, Adrian was living in Suitland, Maryland. He had become a devoted member of Reid Temple AME Church and was employed by Fairfax County Public Schools as a high school counselor. Adrian had a wonderful smile and was a joy to all who came in contact with him. He dedicated his life to God by helping others and freely gave of his time. Adrian will yet live because of the impact he made in the lives of so many others.

Adrian is survived by his parents: Arthur and Bonnie Taylor, Camp Hill; one sister: Tamiko Averitte (Greg), Sylacauga, Ala.; two brothers: Kelvin Taylor of Atlanta and Arthur Taylor Jr. (Kim), Opelika; a paternal grandmother, Mary Inez Taylor, Camp Hill; four nephews: Ellis Holloway IV, Isaiah Holloway, Kendrick Taylor and Shawn Tucker, all of Camp Hill; a special godmother, Sylvia Spratling, and a host of aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

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Vines Funeral Home, Inc., LaFayette, is handling the arrangements.