Edward Richard Taylor

Published 4:01 pm Friday, February 10, 2017

Edward Richard Taylor, 60, of Salisbury, died at his home under Hospice care Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017, following a battle with cancer.

He was the widower of Nicole Lynette Hickmon Taylor, who died July 11, 2015.

He worked at Freightliner as a mechanic for 12 years prior to becoming disabled. He enjoyed golfing and loved time with his family. He attended Enon Baptist Church.

He was also preceded in death by: his parents, James Lester Taylor Sr. and Marie Schaffer Taylor; a son, Tyler Taylor (1995-2016); and a sister, Joyce Wilderman.

Survivors: 3 sons, Philip Taylor (Hillary) of Salisbury, Todd Taylor (Starr) of Gold Hill and Robert Taylor (Jody) of Rockwell; a brother, James Taylor Jr. (Kim) of Woodleaf; 2 sisters, Sandra Morrison (John) of Woodleaf and Linda Steele of Salisbury; 8 grandchildren, Kourtney, Nicholas, Alexis, Samuel, Kami, Morgan, Madison, and Macey; and a great-grandchild, Kristopher.

The visitation will be from 3-4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 12 at Enon Baptist Church, Salisbury. The celebration of life service will b e at the church Monday, Feb. 13 at noon with the Rev. Ken Clark officiating. Burial will follow in Rowan Memorial Park.

Memorials: Davie Funeral Service, 416 Valley Road, Mocksville.

Condolences: www.daviefuneralservice.com.