Kenneth Taylor

Kenneth Andrew Taylor

Asheville - Kenneth Andrew Taylor, 63, was taken home to be with Jesus on Wednesday June 12th 2013.

Kenny is preceded in death by his father, Harry Taylor Sr. He is survived by his mother, Beatrice Taylor; sisters, Ann Sullins (Van), Sandra Turbyfill (Ken); and a brother, Harry Taylor Jr. (Anna); 3 nieces, 1 nephew, and 2 great nephews. Kenny loved basketball and golf. He was a 1969 graduate of A.C. Reynolds High School where he played and starred on the basketball court. He received a full scholarship to play basketball for South Plains University in Texas, and he then joined the Army. Once he completed his service to the country he came home and attended and received his degree from Western Carolina University. Kenny was a humble man that never complained and he always had a positive attitude. He was loved by many and he will be greatly missed. God always took care of Kenny.

The family will receive friends on Saturday June 15th from 11:00 AM until 12:00 PM in the Chapel of Wilson Family Funeral Service in Black Mountain. The Funeral Service will follow at Noon. Burial will be at Gashes Creek Cemetery. The Rev. Ken Sausedo will officiate the service.

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Published in the Asheville Citizen-Times on June 14, 2013