Carthage, NC
James W. Taylor, 74, of Carthage, passed away Jan. 11, 2011 at his home, surrounded by loved ones.
Funeral services will be 2:00 PM Saturday at Red Branch Baptist Church conducted by Pastor Scott McInnis. Burial with full military honors will follow in the church cemetery.
Mr. Taylor was a retired Army veteran of 20 years, having reached the rank of CW3. He was a Black Hat at Ft. Benning before going on to become a Cobra pilot, serving four tours in Vietnam. He also retired from the NC Department of Corrections.
As a member of Red Branch Baptist Church, he served as a deacon and Sunday School teacher for many years. He was a devoted Christian who loved and witnessed for the Lord.
He was preceded in death by his parents Jobe and Blanche Taylor; brothers, Jobe Taylor Jr. and Ray Taylor, Sr.
He is survived by his wife, Robbie; daughters, Beverly Nall and husband Steve, Martha Campbell and husband Danny; grandchildren, Amie Patterson and husband Mark, Kevin Nall and wife Karen, Raven Caddell and husband Trey, Stetson Nall, Leigh-Anne Campbell, Candace Campbell, Kelly Campbell; great-grandchildren, Gavin Patterson, Jasmine Nall, Haven Patterson, Savannah Nall, Taylor Caddell, and Kylie Campbell; a sister, Pauline Fields; brothers, Arles Taylor and wife, Bradie, Billy Taylor and wife, Annette; a sister-in-law, Dorothy Taylor; extended grandchildren, Cassie Maines, Virginia Priest, and Tyler Salyer.
The family will receive friends at Fry and Prickett Funeral Home on Friday from 6:00 - 8:00 PM and other times at the residence.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Red Branch Baptist Church Missions, 1748 Old River Road Carthage, NC 28327.

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  1. Dear Taylor Family,
    Our prayers go out to you in the loss of James.
    Sincerely, Buck and Shirley Taylor Golding (Clara and Oras’ daughter.)

  2. What an inspiration Jim was! No matter how sick he was he was always positive and praising the Lord! Most of us don’t do that when we feel good! Robbie, we love you very much and know that you are in our prayers. We should all praise the Lord knowing that

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