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James "Jim" Taylor

8/27/1936 - 3/30/2018


Jim Taylor passed away peacefully, with family by his side, on March 30, 2018. Jim was born in Los Angeles to James and Rose Taylor. Jim was a lifetime resident of the South Bay. He grew up in Hawthorne, graduating Leuzinger High School in 1954.

Jim was the founder and CEO of his family company, J. Taylor Roofing Inc., of Hawthorne and Gardena for over 47 years. His wife, Georgia, and son, Rod, will carry on his roofing legacy.

He was loved by many who affectionately remember him as an honorable and humble man. He will be remembered for his sense of humor and love of his family.

He is survived by his wife and best friend of 51 years, Georgia; his 3 sons, Jim (Julie) of Hawthorne, Jeff (Molly) of Oakhurst, Rod (Haydee) of Torrance; his daughter, Kimberly Bayne of Las Vegas; and his brother-in-law, Dennis (Patty) Thies of Hawthorne. He was Grandpa, Papa and Pops to his 7 grandchildren.

Family will pay their respects privately. Please sign the guest book at www.dailybreeze.com/obits
Published in Daily Breeze from Apr. 14 to Apr. 16, 2018
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