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Richard E. Taylor


Richard E. Taylor, 72, died Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017 at Southeastern Regional Medical Center in Lumberton . He was born July 28, 1945 in Robeson County, the son of Ervin Wilson Taylor and Gladys Benton Taylor. He was preceded in death by  his parents, Ervin Wilson Taylor and Gladys Benton Taylor; three sons, Henry Wilson Taylor, Patrick George Taylor, Richard Kevin Taylor; one sister, Jeri King; and one brother, Homer Lewis.
He was formerly employed with Hills and Bo’s grocery stores. He was a member of New Center Baptist Church. He retired after 20 years with the North Carolina National Guard.

His funeral service, with military honors, was held Wednesday, Sept. 20 at  New Center Baptist Church with Revs. Kevin Kinlaw and Bobby Smith officiating. Visitation was held Wednesday, Sept. 20 at the church. Burial was in Pinecrest Cemetery.
He is survived by his wife, Patricia Todd Taylor; one son, Chris A. Taylor of Bladenboro;  one sister, Linda T. Hester of Bladenboro; and three grandchildren.


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