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Appalachian Funeral Services
Saturday August 17th, 2019
12:00pm - 1:00pm

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Appalachian Funeral Services
Saturday August 17th, 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm

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Jim Taylor

James "Jim" Taylor, 75, passed away on Wednesday August 14th at Mission Hospital in Asheville, NC. He was the husband of Gail Taylor and the son of the late Lawton and Blanche Taylor.

Jim retired from Skyland Distributing and was a member of the Lake Hills Church of Candler where he was a member of "The Chain Gang", performing much needed projects for the church family. He loved to fish and enjoyed wood working. He loved all types of sports, especially baseball. Jim dearly loved his family.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by two brothers, Bobby and Guy Taylor; one sister, Mary Trexler; and several aunts and uncles.

James is survived by his wife of fifty-two years, Gail Taylor; two daughters, Stephanie Collins and Susan Taylor; two grandchildren, Chris and Kaitlyn; two brothers, Gary (Sheila) Taylor and Eddie (Patty) Taylor; and several neices and nephews.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, August 17th at 1:00 p.m. in the chapel of Appalachian Funeral Services. The family will receive friends from 12:00 until 1:00 p.m. prior to the service. Burial will follow in the Hooper- Speedwell Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to: Lake Hills Church of Candler, NC or the Charles George Veterans Memorial System in Asheville, NC.

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Eddy and Gary, I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers will be with your family. Respectfully, Donna

Donna Clark Mason Aug 22 2019 12:00 AM

Stephanie and Taylor Family, I'm sorry to hear of Jim's passing. My daddy, Dick Villard and Jim worked together at Skyland Distributing when Stephanie and I were in HS. We thought we were so cool because of our "Miller Lite" logo wear. Please know our family is sending you comfort and prayers.

Sybyl Bullard Hutchinson Aug 16 2019 12:00 AM

Gail and family, So sorry for your loss, Jim was a good man !! God bless you guys during this sad time !! Thoughts and prayers !!

James and Debbie Shepherd Aug 16 2019 12:00 AM

I'm so sorry for your loss Jim was a wonderful person and a great neighbor you and your family is in our thoughts and prayers. Your neighbors Eddie and Debbie

Debbie Turner Aug 15 2019 12:00 AM

I am so very sorry to hear of Jimmy's passing. I always liked him. He was a nice, quiet guy. Our 1962 CHS class is slipping away, one by one.

Vera Holland Guise Aug 15 2019 12:00 AM

Sending our love & prayers of comfort. We ask God to give you all the added strength to carry you through the difficult days ahead.

Russ & Mary Moore Aug 15 2019 12:00 AM

Gary Phillips Aug 15 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Jim Taylor

Gary Phillips Aug 15 2019 12:00 AM

Janet Davio Aug 15 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Jim Taylor

Janet Davio Aug 15 2019 12:00 AM

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