John Russell Taft, 61, of Winter Garden, Florida passed away on November 26, 2021. Mr. Taft was born on June 22, 1960 in Pearson, Georgia. He is preceded in death by his parents John Warren Taft and Lucille Taft Worth as well as his brother Ronnie Taft. He is survived by his children Jessica (Payo) Chavez, John (Nicole) Russell Taft Jr. and Kelly (Rocky) Jean Taft; grandchildren Chad Moody Jr., Jessalynn (Jordan) Merritt, Diego Chavez, Cain Chavez, Luna Chavez, Desirea Thigpen, Jayden Taft, Devin Taft, Vanessa Taft and Braden Clement Taft; great grandson Grayson Merritt; siblings Johnnie (David) Mae Schutt, Wayne (Denise) Taft, Frances (Richard) Lewis and Buddy (Elaine) Ray Taft. He will be missed by his many loved ones and friends.