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Walter E. Taylor

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HENDERSONVILLE-Walter E. Taylor, age 80, of Hendersonville died Friday, September 12, 2014 at the Elizabeth House. He was born March 7, 1934 in Buncombe County to the late Blaine Carroll Taylor and Elise Stewart Taylor. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Doris Taylor; and his brother, Ray Carroll Taylor.
Mr. Taylor was a longtime resident of Henderson County; he served as the Pastor of Locust Grove Baptist Church and Emmanuel Baptist Church. He retired from General Electric after 30 years of employment. He enjoyed playing golf and he proudly served his country in the United States Army.
He is survived by his son, Tommy Taylor and his wife, Lynnette; two daughters, Paula Allison and her husband, Richard, Donna Brock and her husband, Bobby; his sister, June McCrary and her husband, Tony; nine grandchildren; and fifteen great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held 4:00 p.m. Thursday, September 18, 2014 at Thos. Shepherd's Church Street Chapel with Pastor Greg Bell, Pastor Dennis Lanning, and Reverend Ronald W. Benzing officiating. The family will receive friends following the service at the funeral home.
An online register book is available for family and friends by visiting www.thosshepherd.com. Thos. Shepherd & Son Funeral Directors and Cremation Memorial Center is in charge of the arrangements.
Published in The Times-News on Sept. 17, 2014
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