William Robert Taylor – Obituary

by Lynn McMillen
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William Robert Taylor was born October 15, 1935 in McNairy County, TN the son of the late William Jackie and Lonie Arlene King Taylor.

He was united in marriage to Martha Jane Moore on June 28, 1958.

Mr. Taylor was a self-employed Deputy Electrical Wiring Inspector for the State of Tennessee with 42 years service. He was a 40 year member of the International Association of Electrical Inspectors. He was on the Electrical Advisory Board at the Tennessee Technology Center at Crump and was the Attendance Chairman for the Pickwick Electric League.

Mr. Taylor was a longtime member and former Elder at Ramer Cumberland Presbyterian Church. He started playing music at a very young age and was a longtime member of the Boone Creek Bluegrass Band. He played the upright bass, the banjo, and guitar.

Robert liked his music and enjoyed gardening. He loved his family very much and expressed his love in many, many ways. He will be truly missed by all.

He departed this life on Monday, September 11, 2012 at his home at the age of 76 Years, 10 Months, 27 Days.

He is survived by his wife of 54 years Martha Jane Taylor of Selmer, TN; his son, Robert Keith Taylor of Selmer, TN; two granddaughters, Marlee Coughran Taylor and Macee Kale Taylor; a brother, Grady Taylor of Ramer, TN. A host of nieces and nephews, other relatives, and friends.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Taylor was preceded in death by a brother, Charles Edward (Sonny) Taylor.

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Danny langston September 16, 2012 - 1:35 pm

Mr. Taylor was a fine man. He did the right thing for me, when it was clearly not in his best interest. I always admired him for that, few men have that kind of integrity. My sympathies go out to his friends, loved ones, and family.

Danny H. Langston, Pocahontas


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