Rodney Taylor

Obituary of Rodney Michael Taylor

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Rodney Michael Taylor was born on August 4, 1966, to Leon Virgil Hicks and Estelle Taylor Hicks. He was educated in the Powhatan County Public School System.


Rodney, affectionately known as Scoob or Big Hoover enjoyed painting and restoring cars, especially his race car which he loved taking to the track.


Rodney passed away on November 14, 2023, at Johnston-Willis Hospital. He was preceded in death by his father and  maternal grandparents, Samuel and Blanche Taylor and his paternal grandparents, Raymond and Dorothy Hicks.


He leaves to cherish fond memories, mother, Estelle Taylor Hicks of Richmond, VA; one sister, Trisha Hayes (Floyd) of Richmond, VA; one brother, Cornelius Taylor and friend Andrea Knapp of Chesterfield, VA; three aunts, Mary Taylor and Tina Harris of Powhatan, VA, Roslyn Hicks of Richmond, VA; five uncles, Samuel Taylor Jr, Moses Taylor, Spencer Taylor, Overton Taylor, and Stanley Hicks all of Powhatan, VA; four nieces, Sabrina Taylor of Richmond, VA and Amber Taylor of Powhatan, VA; Chloe Taylor of Chesterfield, VA, Chelsie Stanford of St. Paul, MN; two nephews, Brandon Hopewell of Chester, VA, and Ryan Taylor of Henrico, VA; Great nephew, Nazir Harper of Powhatan, VA; and a host of other relatives and friends, several devoted, Shawn Freeman and Wallace Fleming of Richmond, VA, Eddie Brown of Henrico, VA, and Jimmy Boatwright of Chesterfield, VA.



Picture me as I was, full of life and love

Although not with you now

I’m watching from above.

I know how much you miss me

And I miss you too.

It was my time to leave,

As each of us will do.

Although not in your arms,

I’m always in your heart

The precious love we shared

means we’re never far apart.


-The Family-

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Visitation at Funeral Home

1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Friday, November 24, 2023
Marian Gray Thomas Funeral Home
64 Cartersville Road
Cumberland, Virginia, United States

Funeral Service

12:00 pm
Saturday, November 25, 2023
Passion Community Church
4480 Anderson Highway
Powhatan, Virginia, United States

Final Resting Place

12:00 pm
Saturday, November 25, 2023
Greater Victory Christian Church
2840 Huguenot Trail Road
Powhatan, Virginia, United States
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