Leroy Taylor was born May 26, 1944 to the late Nettie E. James and Edward Jackson in Baltimore, MD. He attended Copiague High School and later worked as a Commodities Worker.
He transitioned to eternity on February 2, 2022, at Massapequa Rehabilitation Center located in Amityville, NY.
He was preceded in death by his Mother, two Brothers: John Henry James and Wardell Jefferson James; and sister Alice Scarver.
He leaves to cherish his memory, his daughter Mary Ann Echevarria of Bayshore, NY; three grandchildren: Christopher Toney, Michael Echevarria and Donshaya Echevarria; All of Bayshore, NY. Two sisters: Blanche Cunningham of Atmore, AL, and Maryann Taylor of Copiague, NY. One brother, Jasper James of Long Island, NY and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends