Thedie was born was the son of the late Olie Bobinson and Willie May Taylor on December 4, 1946 in Green County. He had worked as a farm and construction worker and as a meat cutter at Wise Slaughter House. He married Lou Willie Smith in 1977 and she preceded him in death on July 29, 2004. He was a member of the Pleasant Run Baptist Church.
He is survived by two daughters: Nichelle Taylor and Schemanda Taylor of Campbellsville; three step daughters, Sarah Edelen and Julie Hatcher of Campbellsville, and Celeste Black of Orlando, FL; and two step sons, Hearie Haskins and Harrison Haskins of Campbellsville, KY; 14 grandchildren12 great grandchildren.
The funeral will be held 1:00 pm on Tuesday, April 28th at First Baptist Church in Campbellsville where visitation from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. prior to the service at First Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Crown Hill Cemetery.