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Larry Taylor

August 7, 1936 ~ December 31, 2020 (age 84)


Mr. Larry Taylor, age 84 of 601 Sunflower Circle, Sanford, NC transitioned into eternal rest on Thursday, December 31, 2020 at Westfield Rehabilitation Center.

Larry Taylor was born August 7, 1936 to the late Gerard Taylor and Dinah Jones Taylor.  He closed his eyes and went to sleep in the arms of the Lord at Westfield Health and Rehabilitation Center in Sanford, NC on Thursday morning December 31, 2020.

Larry was born in Camden, SC and spent most of his adult life in Sanford, NC.  He worked for various employers and ultimately retired from Carnes Company as a Welder.

Larry was inseparable from his wife of 65 years, Claudia Taylor, together they raised four children, Larry Taylor, Jr., Donald Taylor, A. Carla Roache`, and Tracy Atkinson.

He was preceded in death by his sons, Larry McNeil, Donald Taylor, and a daughter, Lavonne Johnson.

He leaves to cherish his memories his wife, Claudia Taylor, of the home; his children, Larry Taylor, Jr., A. Carla Roache`, Tracy Atkinson (Anthony), and Yvonne Johnson;  his sister, Maxine Bush; brother, James Taylor (Gwen); daughter-in-law, Wyona Taylor; fifteen grandchildren; fifteen great grandchildren; two uncles, John Jones and Nick Jones, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. 

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Funeral Service
January 6, 2021

11:00 AM
Knotts Funeral Home
719 Wall St.
Sanford, NC 27330

January 6, 2021

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