Meshach Taylor, who is best known as Anthony Bouvier on Designing Women, died Saturday night after a year-long battle with cancer.
His family took to Facebook Friday night requesting prayers and comfort saying:
“It is with love and gratitude that we sorrowfully announce that our darling, amazingly brilliant and dynamic, Meshach, the incredible father, husband, son and friend has begun his grand transition. Our friends who know and love us, please offer your prayers for his peace and blazing light as he ascends to the heavens. Those who need to call the family please do. Those who desire to post memories, we are open and graciously accepting all gestures of peace.Love,
the Taylor Family Tariq Taylor Yasmine Taylor Tamar Lashae Taylor Esme Taylor”
Mechach married Bianca Ferguson in 1983 and has four children, Tamar Taylor, Esme Taylor, Yasmine Taylor,Tariq Taylor and four grandchildren.
Our prayers are with the family at this time.