Chad Allen Taylor


Chad Allen Taylor, 56, of Amarillo, TX passed away August 22, 2023.

Chad Allen Taylor
Chad Allen Taylor

Services will be at 10:00 AM, Friday, August 25, 2023 at Llano Cemetery. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors.

Chad was born January 20, 1967 in Memphis, TX to Jerry and Dorothy Taylor. He graduated from Tascosa High School. He continued his education at WT and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Arts. Chad was an art teacher in the local schools. He loved teaching and loved his students. Chad was so talented and creative, there was nothing he couldn’t

Chad Allen Taylor
Chad Allen Taylor


He loved riding his Harley through the mountains. He spent many of his younger years riding dirt bikes in the mountains, going to the lake with his dad and brother, and waterskiing with his family.

He is preceded in death by his mother, Dorothy.

Chad is survived by his father, Jerry Taylor and wife Cherri of Amarillo, TX; brother, Mark Taylor and girlfriend, Ivy Ayala of Amarillo, TX; nephew, Justin Savage of Wichita Falls, TX; stepbrother, Kory Hartman and wife Kelly and their sons, Keenan, Kole, and Kolin of White Deer, TX; stepsister, Amanda Hartman of Amarillo, TX; aunts Shirley Ariola of Brownwood, TX and Marie McElroy of Clarendon, TX; his very sweet friend, Laura Terrel; his fur babies, Shorty and Sasha; and many other family members and friends.

11 Replies to “Chad Allen Taylor”

  1. Jerry, Mark, praying you find peace and acceptance. A great man was lost much too soon. I am truly at a loss for words. And heartbroken. May his spirit be with us.

  2. Chaddy! you we’re the best art teacher anyone could ever ask for. You believed in so many of us. may you rest in peace and enjoy the ride in heaven

  3. Chad you were a great friend . You had such a free spirt and made me laugh so many times . You would always make my day when you would randomly drop in at my work to see me . You were always finding everyone a new route and adventure to go ride on . Those days will never be the same without you leading the way . On second thought you are still leading the way . In time I’ll catch up with you so until then feel free to randomly keep dropping in at my work . All the love bro …..

  4. Such a humble person, and a great art teacher ❤️. He truly made a difference in so many of our lives. Rest in peace Mr. Taylor.

  5. Rest well my brother we will see each other again one day out on the lake or on the river most of my favorite memories was with you my brother Chad. Jerry my thoughts are with you I will have you and Mark in my prayers

  6. So sorry to all the Family for their Loss.
    He will be truly missed he was a amazing Art teacher and knew how to connect to the kids to bring out their creativity. Rest in Peace Mr Taylor.

  7. So very sorry for the loss and u will be missed by everyone. Especially by Jerry. What a special Dad he was to you.Even tho Cherri wasn’t your mother she loved you as well. Rest well Chad and wee will all be together someday again.

  8. Dear Jerry & Taylor family. The Koch family offers our deepest condolences & prayers to you. We played all sports together growing up most of which were coached by Jerry. Great memories. Chad also taught me how to draw cars & trucks when we were students at Olsen Park. May Jesus embrace your kind soul friend.
    Chris Koch

  9. I will always remember our friendship. Remember you being in the tree out front when you wanted to talk. We fought like brother & sister. But we were always there when the other needed them. Blessed to have you in my journey in life. Hug your mom till I get there. Miss you already tiger😢

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