Official Obituary of

Mr. Rodte J. Taylor, Sr.

February 25, 1990 ~ February 14, 2024 (age 33) 33 Years Old

Mr. Rodte Taylor, Sr. Obituary

Rodté J. Taylor, Sr. was born into time on February 25, 1990 to Rodney J. Taylor and Rhonda L. (Thurman) Jackson.  He transitioned to his eternal home on February 14, 2024.

Rodté accepted Christ as his Lord and Savior and was baptized at New Beginnings Christian Fellowship under the leadership of Pastor Vern M. Hopkins, Sr.  He was very active in the Children’s Choir and Sunday School. 

Rodté attended school in Kansas City, Missouri School District, Center and Hickman Mills.  After leaving school, he took courses to successfully earn his GED certificate.

Rodté enjoyed going on cross country trips with his great-grandparents, brother and cousin, seeing new places and learning things of interest.

Rodté was preceded in his transition by his maternal great grandparents, Oceola and Claudette Carter, his maternal grandmother, Veronica Thomas, his step grandfather, Charles E. Thomas, Jr., his paternal grandparents, Willie and Dorothy Murray.

Rodté leaves to cherish his memory his father, Rodney J. Taylor, Sr; his mother, and stepfather, Rhonda L. and Sammyo Jackson; six children, two sons, two daughters and two chosen children, Jah’Tae, Rinonna, Rodnae’, Rodté, Jr. Eric and Erick’Yah; four brothers, Larry A. Haynes, Jr., Rodney J. Jr., Jordan and Tyson Taylor; his maternal grandparents, Bish Curtis and Donna Bland; three uncles, Michael Taylor, Willie Murray, Jr., Curtis Bland, Jr.; three aunts, Christina (Reverend Morris A.) Brown, Juanita and Arnetta Bland; plus many other relatives and friends.

Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, February 29, 2024, 11am at the Watkins Heritage Chapel. Private Disposition. Visitation will be from 10am-11am at the chapel. Service conducted by Lawrence A. Jones & Sons Funeral Chapel. Condolences may be shared on our website.

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