Orlando Taylor III departed this life on Sunday, January 9, 2022. Born in Springfield, he attended local schools and worked at The Salvation Army, Gasoline Alley, and Smith & Wesson. Orlando played football and basketball and loved to travel.
Pre-deceased by his father, Orlando Taylor Jr., and three grandparents, Orlando Taylor Sr., Bernita Dukes, and Michael L. Dukes, he is survived by his mother, Adamina Sheniece Eddington; two brothers, Yusef Marquise Eddington and Shaki Auston; two sisters, Selayah Auston and Olivia Auston; his paternal grandmother, Earlene Victoria (Morris) Taylor; and a host of other relatives.
The calling hour is 11 a.m. to noon Friday at The Christian Cathedral, followed by funeral services at noon.