Taylor Overby, 26, of Jacksonville passed away Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at her home in Jacksonville after a 4 year battle with cancer. She was a graduate of Providence High School and received a Bachelors degree in Human Resources from Florida State University and a Masters Degree in Business Administration from the University of North Florida.
Taylor was smart, beautiful, funny, talented and most of all kind. Her positive outlook through the most trying of circumstances was an inspiration to everyone who knew her.
She is survived by her parents Joe and Kelly Overby of Jacksonville, siblings Justin (Kim) Carroll of Fernandina Beach, Philip (Katie) Overby of Jacksonville, and Erika (Mike) Kelley of Nashville, TN, her boyfriend Brian Long of Tampa, her grandparents Richard and Ceal Walker of Hilliard and Jean Overby of Neptune Beach, her aunt Kimberly Walker of Boca Raton, her aunt Melanie (Grant) Denny of Jacksonville, her uncle Jeff Overby of Neptune Beach, her uncle Richard (Christine) Overby of Greensboro, NC, and her nephews & nieces Levi, Louis, Holden, Paisley, Caleb and Jennings.
Her family wishes to thank Dr. Ron Landmann, Dr. Elizabeth Johnson, Dr. Pashtoon Kasi, Jessica McMillan ARNP and Ashton Ritter PA-C as well as the other doctors and nurses at Mayo Clinic who provided exceptional care during her illness.
Visitation and memorial service will be held on Saturday, February 24, 2018 at Oxley Heard Funeral Home.
Visitation will begin at 10:00 am immediately followed by the memorial service at 11:00 am. She will be laid to rest at Bosque Bello Cemetery.
Following the services, the family invites all to celebrate Taylor’s life at the home of Stephanie and Larry Ogilvie at 2633 S. 14th Street on Mystic Lane in Fernandina Beach.
In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made in Taylor’s honor to First Coast No More Homeless Pets, 6817 Norwood Ave. Jacksonville, FL. 32208