Timothy Lee "Tim" Taylor, 34, Ellis, died Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014, at Hays Medical Center.

He was born Sept. 25, 1979, in Lexington, Neb., to Charles James and Myrtis Kathleen (Titus) Taylor.

He was the kitchen manager at Casey's General Store in Ellis.

He was an artist who enjoyed drawing, and animals, especially his dog, Misky.

Survivors include his parents, Ellis; a sister, Jemie Lemman and husband, Charles, Ellis; his nieces and nephews, Alaysia and Caleb Werteaberger, Dusty, Bailey and Hunter Lepper and Austin and Kendra Lemman; a great-nephew, Aiden Werteaberger; and his grandfathers, John Haver Taylor, Orleans, Neb., and Thomas Lee Titus, Cozad, Neb.

He was preceded in death by his grandmothers, Karoline Taylor and Zelma Ilene Titus.

Services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday at Christ Lutheran Church, Ellis; burial in Mount Hope Cemetery, Ellis.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Keithley Funeral Chapel 400 E. 17th Ellis, KS 67637 and from 9:30 a.m. until time of service Monday at the church.

Memorials are suggested to be used according to the wishes of the family in care of the funeral home.

Condolences can be sent by guest book to www.keithleyfuneralchapels.com or emailed to keithleyfuneralhomes@gmail.com.