Lester Earl Taylor, age 58, of 625 Madden Heights Circle, Laurens, S.C., and husband of Kathy “Denise” Gray Taylor, passed away on Saturday, May 6, 2017, at Hospice of Laurens County Hospice House. Born in Clinton, he was a son of the late John and Nellie Tucker Taylor. Lester worked in the construction industry. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 9, at Bethel Baptist Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will be at the residence and will receive friends at the church one hour prior to the service on Tuesday. Condolences may be expressed online at www.thekennedymortuary.com.