Tifton Gazette


January 1, 2014

Steven Ernest Taft


Steven Ernest Taft, 34, of Tifton died Monday, Dec. 30, 2013, at Cook Medical Center in Adel. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday in the chapel of Bowen-Donaldson Home for Funerals. The Rev. Glenn Ford will officiate with burial to be held at 2 p.m. Monday at the Andersonville National Cemetery in Andersonville. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Bowen-Donaldson Home for Funerals.


Mr. Taft was born on Dec. 25, 1979 in Glens Falls, N.Y. and was the son of Greg Taft of Warner Robins and Mary Beth Lyford of Tifton. He received his associate degree from Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College and was the manager of the Waffle House in Adel. He was also a veteran of the United States Army.


In addition to his parents, Mr. Taft is survived by his wife, Tanya Lynn Patton Taft of Tifton; two sons, Bruce Wayne Patton and Bradlyn Wayne Honeycutt of Tifton; a daughter, Rebecca Dawn Patton of Tifton; and two sisters, Elizabeth Snyder of Brookfield and Jennifer Tripp of Las Vegas, Nev.


Condolences may be sent to the family at the online guest registry at www.bowen-donaldson.com.
Services for the Taft family are under the care and direction of Bowen-Donaldson Home for Funerals.

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