December 29, 1937 - May 13, 2021
A celebration of the life of Taylor McNeel, 83, of Lubbock, Texas will be 1:00 PM Wednesday, May 19, 2021 in First Baptist Church with Pastor Bobby Dagnel officiating. Please celebrate the life of Taylor by visiting www.sandersfuneralhome.com. Taylor passed away May 13, 2021. Taylor was born December 29, 1937 in Philadelphia, MS to Clem McNeel and Martha McNeel. They lived in Charleston, Mississippi; San Antonio, Texas; and Pineville, Louisiana. He attended Pineville High School where he played quarterback for four years and received a full scholarship to play football as quarterback for Louisiana Tech University in Ruston, Louisiana. While there he graduated cum laude with a degree in Biology. He earned his Master's Degree at Louisiana State University in 1960. His career included coaching football at Louisiana State University, Baylor, Ole Miss, and Texas Tech. Taylor loved The Lord and his church family! He was actively involved as a member of First Baptist Church Lubbock where he was a Deacon and a Youth Sunday School teacher. He was especially engaged in the Mission program of the church and with Young Adult Bible study. He was involved in the Fellowship of Christian Athletes at every university where he coached. In retirement he was involved in the Coach's Outreach Bible Study at the high school level. Taylor earned his Pilot's License in May of 1966. It was one of the joys of his life. Loved ones include: (Spouse) Anne Chaffin McNeel of Lubbock and (Daughter) Lori Anne McNeel of Kailua-Kona, Hawaii (Sister in Law) Jane New Smith) of Midland, Texas. (Nieces and families) Liz McNeel Sevcik of Midland, Texas and Martha McNeel Carter of Dallas, Texas. (Cousins) Niles McNeel of Florida and Preston Hughes of Utah. Preceded in death by Clem McNeel (Father), Martha McNeel (Mother) In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to Global Mission Fund of First Baptist Church of Lubbock, 2201 Broadway Lubbock, TX 79401.
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