Jack Cathell Taylor

Published 10:37 am Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Jack Cathell Taylor, 87, of Advance, died Jan. 25, 2020 at NC States Veterans Home in Salisbury.

He was born Oct. 31, 1932 in Davidson County, a son of the late Henry Alec and MaryLou (Johnson) Taylor. He was also preceded in death by his wife of 39 years, Loretta Faye (Williams) Taylor, and great-grandson, Will.

He attended Forsyth County Schools and served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He worked for R.J. Reynolds Whitaker Park for 35 years. He was a member of Fork Baptist Church. He enjoyed reading, singing, and sports, especially the Atlanta Braves.

Survivors: sons, John Taylor (Penny), and Jeff Taylor (Paula); daughters, Jean Campbell and Jackie Allgood (Bobby); brothers, Jerry Taylor, Jimmy Taylor (Linda); sisters, Judy Hatfield (Jim), and Janet Callaway (Butch); 8 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.

His funeral service with military honors was to be at  2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 29 at Fork Baptist Church with the Rev. Robert Garrett officiating. Burial was to follow in the church cemetery.

Memorials: Fork Baptist, 3140 US 64 E., Mocksville.

Condolences: www.daviefuneralservice.com.