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Appalachian Funeral Services
Friday October 28th, 2022
2:00pm

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Robert "Bob" Ray Taylor

Robert “Bob” Ray Taylor, age 69 of Sylva NC, passed away on Monday October 24, 2022.   He was born on June 23, 1953, in Jackson County, to the late John and Gladys (Gragg) Taylor. 

Bob worked as a carpenter for most of his life.  He was involved in the construction of many homes in Jackson County.  Bob's passion was fishing, but he also enjoyed watching football, especially the Atlanta Falcons and NC Tar Heels.

He will be dearly missed by his loving siblings, Brenda (L.C.) McGaha, Norma Cunningham, Sandy (Larry) Harris; life partner, Hazel Sawyer, and her grandson, Isaac; stepdaughter, Tammy (Willie) Michaels; grandson, Tylor; great-grandson, Hunter; sister-in-law, Glenda Taylor; several nieces and nephews; and many extended family members
 
Bob was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, James Taylor, Randy Taylor; and brothers-in-law, Jim Cunningham and Jim Keener.

A Memorial Service for Bob will take place at 2:00PM, Friday, October 28, 2022, at Appalachian Funeral Services, Sylva NC. Rev. Eddie Stillwell, officiating.


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Brenda, Norma, Sandy and Family, I'm so sorry to hear of Bob's passing! You're all in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

Judy Wilkey
Charlotte NC

Judy D. Wilkey Nov 11 2022 7:03 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Robert Taylor

Karen & David monteith. Oct 28 2022 10:49 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Robert Taylor

Lisa Serio-Cook Oct 28 2022 6:44 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Robert Taylor

Bob messer Oct 27 2022 6:30 PM

Family you are in our Thoughts and Prayers. Bob was a great friend to us and we enjoyed having him help built our garage. He will be greatly missed.

Carroll and Dean Sutton Oct 27 2022 8:59 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Robert Taylor

Raymond and Sandra Wilkey Bunn Oct 27 2022 8:42 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Robert Taylor

Sandy Oct 26 2022 5:49 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Robert Taylor

Rene' Moore Oct 26 2022 2:31 PM

So sorry to hear of Bob Taylor's passing.
Praying for you all

Angela Gasaway Oct 26 2022 11:58 AM

I’m sorry. Bobby and I go all the way back to elementary school. He was a good guy.
Sending love and prayers to all the family.

Pauline Beck Oct 26 2022 8:41 AM

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