Columbus City Councilman Gene Taylor passes away

COLUMBUS, Miss (WCBI) – Columbus City Councilman Gene Taylor passed away Monday morning.

Taylor was taken to Baptist Golden Triangle Monday morning after falling ill.

Lowndes County Coroner Greg Merchant said Taylor passed away a short time later.

The Ward 1 representative has held the seat since December 2006.

He leaves behind a wife of more than two decades, three daughters, and a granddaughter.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete.

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