James Taylor


RICHLANDS – James Martin "Cigar" Taylor , 86 , of Richlands , died Aug. 21, 2014 at his home .

Services will be held at 3 p.m. today at First Baptist Church, Richlands with pastors Gary McAbee, Mike Jarman and Fred Tapper officiating . Interment willfollow at Baker Family Cemetery in Richlands .

In 1951 James joined the N.C. Highway Patrol and served a total of 33 years. He was the owner of East Side Motor Co. in Richlands.

Survivors include wife, Brenda Smith Taylor of the home; daughters, Lisa Mitchell and Juli Baker, both of Richlands; sisters, Lucille Gast of Rutherfordton and Pat Doar of Murrells Inlet, South Carolina; four grandsons and one great-grandson.

Condolences can be left at jonesfh.org.

Arrangements are by Jones Funeral Home.

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Jones Funeral Home
137 Irvintown Rd
Richlands, NC 28574
(910) 324-5045
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Published in Jacksonville Daily News from Aug. 25 to Aug. 28, 2014