“Forever Loved, Never Forgotten”

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Allan Hampton Taylor affectionately known as A.T. was born in Valdosta, Georgia to Alma Hampton McCoy. He loved the Lord and was very instrumental on the keyboard and drums. Allan was a motivational speaker. In grade school Allan received honor roll with distinction, Georgia Power award and perfect attendance. He had a diverse athletic background. He played basketball, football, golf and was on the wresting and track team. After graduating from high school, he attended Georgia Southern University then he realized he wanted to serve his country. He enlisted in the United States Navy. Allan was stationed at the Navy Base in Virginia Beach. He sailed the seas on the USS John F. Kennedy. Places he toured included Greece, France, Portugal, England, Paris, and Duqm. He is Remember by his wife Shana, son Dominic, parents Willie and Alma McCoy, Antonio and Kathy Harrington, two brothers Robert and Antonio Jr. (Felicia), and three sisters Keandra, Latasha (James) and Jasmine (Aden).