OXFORD – Antonio Taylor Jr., 29, of Orchard Hill Drive, died unexpectedly on Monday, July 24, 2023, in his home. He is survived by his mother, Kimberly A. Deschenes of Oxford; his father, Antonio Taylor Sr. of Billerica; his maternal grandmother, Connie Deschenes of Dudley; his maternal grandfather, Brian Deschenes of Dudley; his paternal grandmother, Gwentella Taylor of Alabama; his uncle, Fred Taylor and his wife Karen of Worcester; many cousins, great aunts, great uncles, and friends. He was predeceased by his maternal great-grandparents, Augustus and Marion Costa, and Albert and Ruby Deschenes. He was born in Southbridge on February 14, 1994, and lived in Oxford for nine years.
Antonio worked in the garden department at Home Depot in Oxford. He loved music, the ocean, and cars – especially BMW’s. Most of all, he loved spending time with his friends.
A funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 2, 2023, at Paradis-Givner Funeral Home, 357 Main St., Oxford. Burial will follow at St. Roch’s Cemetery in Oxford. Calling hours are Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at the funeral home prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Community Cat Connection, P.O. Box 724, Webster MA 01570.