Joel Taylor has been laid to rest in his hometown surrounded by friends and family. It is suspected the young star has died from drug overdose. A storm chasing community paid tribute to Taylor and remembered him as a brave person who was always up for an adventure and always had a radiant smile on his face, the group said on their Facebook page, "Our community of Elk City and the Storm Chasing community lost a great guy today. Joel Taylor was truly an inspiration to myself and many who knew him. He was one of the most level-headed chasers on the roads and truly a classy guy outside of chasing. He didn’t chase for the glory, he chased because he had a true passion for storms. In the last few years he would load up with his dad and go chase and not even take a camera. Our hearts are hurting for his mom Tracy and dad Jimmy along with his brother and sister and their children. Please know you are in our prayers. RIP Joel."