Austin Taylor

Obituary of Austin Palmer Taylor

Austin Palmer Taylor, 32 formerly of Valrico, FL passed away on Thursday, February 1, 2024 in St Petersburg. Those who knew Austin will remember his sense of humor, love of music, artistic talent and love for his family and friends. Austin was also a gifted athlete who excelled at golf and baseball. He was MVP of the Newsome Golf Team and played on two All-Star teams at South Brandon Little League. He attended Newsome High School in Lithia, and college at IRSC and HCC. Austin had friends in many cities across the entire state. We will miss him dearly.


Austin is survived by parents Bob and Paula Taylor of Parrish, sister Jenna (Tyler) Fortenberry, Nephew Asher Fortenberry of Dallas and girlfriend Stephanie Scott. Aunts and Uncles Todd (Sally) Hartley, Sherri (Joe) Afryl, Cami Hartley (Scott Finley), Craig Hartley (Traci Cheadle), Cindy (Dave) Nichols, Rinah (Joe) Landry, Jack Taylor, Evelyn Kay Lake and Joy Davis. Cousins Amy 'Kris' Ball, Marni Afryl (Lucas) Jones, John Afryl (Courtney Bailey), Shayna (Jamie) Hufnagel, Logan, Brooke and Grace Nichols, Amber (Jacob) Solomon, Maddie Turner, Charlie Ball, Henry Jones and Henry Solomon. Grandmother Robin Hartley.


If desired, contributions may be made in Austin’s name to NAMI or Operation PAR by using the donation options next to this obituary.

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