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William Taylor, Sr. Obituary

William Thomas Taylor, Sr.
William Thomas Taylor, Sr.

August 20, 1932 - February 7, 2018
Born in Haywood Co., NC
Resided in Candler, NC
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William Thomas Taylor, Sr., 85, of Candler, died Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at the Charles George VA Medical Center.

A native of Haywood Co. and resident of Buncombe Co. for the majority of his life, Mr. Taylor was a son of the late William Gordon Taylor and Bessie Collett Taylor. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Earl G. Taylor.

Mr. Taylor was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, retiring from service. He served in the Korean conflict aboard the USS Wisconsin.

Surviving are his wife, Roberta Parker Taylor; daughter, Kelly T. Graham (Scott); sons, William Thomas Taylor, Jr. (Sherri), and Daniel Aldon Taylor (April); grandchildren, Aaron, Joseph, Emily, and Alex Taylor, and Hunter Graham; sister, Betty Williams (Robert); and brother, Robert Taylor (Pat).

Graveside services for Mr. Taylor will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday at Pisgah View Memorial Park, with Rev. Carl Bishop officiating.

The family will receive friends from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. on Friday at Groce Funeral Home, prior to the service.




Groce Funeral Home
1401 Patton Avenue
Asheville, NC US 28806
Friday, February 9, 2018
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Graveside Service
Pisgah View Memorial Park
1529 Smoky Park Highway
Candler, NC US 28715
Friday, February 9, 2018
2:00 PM
Pisgah View Memorial Park
1529 Smoky Park Highway
Candler, NC US 28715
Friday, February 9, 2018


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