James Duette "J.T." Taylor Jr., 73, of Texarkana, Texas, died Sunday, June 9, 2019. Mr. Taylor was born Dec. 15, 1945, in Lexington, Ky. He was a National Guard veteran. Survivors include his wife, Mary Ann Taylor of Texarkana; two sons and daughters-in-law, James III and Sheri Taylor of Texarkana and Matthew and Renessa Taylor of Castle Rock, Colo.; five grandchildren, Caleb Taylor of Little Rock, Ark., Noah Taylor of Conway, Ark., Isaac Taylor of Texarkana and Bailey Taylor and Sara Taylor of Denver, Colo.; and a number of other relatives. Services will be 1 p.m. Friday at East Funeral Home, Moores Lane, with the Rev. Tim Strebeck officiating. Memorials may be made to Parkinson Foundation. Online registration is at eastfuneralhomes.com.