James Howard Taylor

Published 2:39 pm Monday, November 15, 2021

Getting your Trinity Audio player ready...

Mr. James Howard Taylor, 83, passed away Friday, Nov. 12, 2021, at his home.
He was born Sept. 26, 1938 in Iredell County to the late Jessie Lee and Bertha Mae Taylor Taylor. Howard retired in 2000 from PPG of Lexington after 32 years of employment. He was of the Christian faith and attended Cleveland First Baptist Church. Howard enjoyed traveling, and riding his motorcycle, including many long-distance trips with his wife, Cathy and friends, John, Wayne, and Steve.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a grandson, B.J. Lanier; and 8 brothers and sisters.
Survivors: his wife, Cathryn Taylor; children, David Taylor (Rhonda) of Mocksville, Dianne Lanier (John) of Advance, and Rebecca Taylor of Mocksville; grandchildren, Samuel Watson, Amy Masten (Daniel), and Dakota Watson; 4 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Lucille Smith.
A funeral service was conducted at 11 a.m., Monday, Nov. 15 at Lambert Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Dustin James officiating. Interment followed in Liberty United Methodist Church Cemetery.
Memorials: Trellis Supportive Care, 377 Hospital St., Ste. 103, Mocksville, NC 27028.
Condolences: www.lambertfuneralhomenc.com.