Jordan Elliot Taynor, 33, of Carlinville, Ill., died Friday, April 1, 2016, due to a violent assault he sustained March 19, 2016.
He was born Nov. 5, 1982, the son of David A. Taynor of Las Vegas, Nev., and Molly A. (Roy) Clayton of Carlinville. He is survived by his parents; his grandmother, Clara O. Taynor of Bethalto; uncles, Michael C. Taynor of Bethalto and Earl LeRoy Taynor of Godfrey; aunts, Cheryl S. Wilschetz of Moro, Linda G. Singh of Naperville, Ill., and Erma J Eller of Carlinville; as well as his beloved dog, Scout, and a host of cousins and friends.
He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Charles L. Taynor; and his maternal grandparents, Arthur and Ida Roy.
Jordan will be remembered for his incredible love for family, his astute wit, and his love and compassion for all children and animals. Jordan touched many lives on his journey to Jesus.
Service will be 11 a.m. Thursday, April 7, 2016, at River of Life Family Church, 3401 Fosterburg Road, Alton.
Graveside service will immediately follow at Valhalla Memorial Park, 2308 W. Delmar Ave., Godfrey.
Reception will follow the graveside service.
Memorials in Jordan Taynor’s name may be pledged to River of Life Family Church in Alton.