Arnold Taylor, 95, of Asheville, died Thursday, December 7, 2017.
A native of Buncombe Co., Arnold was a son of the late Melvin and Nancy Caine Taylor. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Helen Tipton Taylor.
Mr. Taylor was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was a graduate of Western Carolina University and was a teacher at North Buncombe High School. He was also a member of Abernethy United Methodist Church.
Surviving are his sister, Katherine Turbyfill (Bill) of Candler; brother, Harold Taylor (Phyllis) of New Richmond, Ohio; many wonderful nieces and nephews; and Lilah Price who was like a granddaughter to him.
The family would like to thank the three outstanding caregivers who assisted Arnold.
Funeral services for Mr. Taylor will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Monday in the Patton Ave. chapel of Groce Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Calvary Episcopal Churchyard in Fletcher.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Abernethy United Methodist Church, 1418 Patton Ave., Asheville, NC 28806, or CarePartners Hospice, PO Box 25338, Asheville, NC 28813.