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Lewis Taylor

Robert Lewis TaylorLaurensRobert Lewis Taylor, 90, of 6841 Neely Ferry Rd. and husband of the late Helen Cooper Taylor, passed away Monday, October 17, 2016, at Laurens County Hospital.Born in Laurens County, he was a son of the late Robert Richard and Sara Parsons Taylor. A W.W. II U.S. Army veteran, he was formerly employed with Laurens Mill and retired from Wilson's Sporting Goods. Mr. Taylor was a member of Union Baptist Church, where he served as a deacon. A former mason and Lions Club member, he was instrumental in starting the Ekom Beach Fire Dept., serving on the board of directors for many years.He is survived by: his daughter, Kathryn T. Vinson and husband Robert of Laurens; a sister, Betty T. Musser and husband Arthur of Melbourne, FL; grandchildren, Robby Vinson and wife JJ, Phillip Vinson and wife Christy, Chad Vinson and wife Michelle, and Corey Vinson and wife Amber all of Laurens; 10 great grandchildren; and 2 great, great grandchildren.Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am, Friday, October 21, 2016, at Union Baptist Church, followed by interment with military honors in the church cemetery.Pallbearers will be Michael, Chris, Austin, Zach, Lane, Justin, and Lakota.The family will be at the residence and will receive friends at The Kennedy Mortuary on Thursday, October 20, 2016, from 6:00 to 8:00 pm.Memorials may be made to Union Baptist Church Gym Fund or to the Youth Fund, 536 Old Quaker Church Rd, Laurens, SC 29360.Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.thekennedymortuary.com. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Lewis Taylor please visit our Sympathy Store.

Cemetery Details

Union Baptist Church Cemetery
536 Old Quaker Ch Road
Laurens, SC, 29360


OCT 20. 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM (EDT)

The Kennedy Mortuary

606 West Main Street PO Box 282

Laurens, SC, 29360



OCT 21. 11:00 AM (EDT)

Union Baptist Church

536 Old Quaker Ch Road

Laurens, SC, 29360

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I first met Lewis or as I knew him then...Robert, at Wilson's where he was a Supervisor. I was 20yrs old and working my first Job in a factory. Robert was a good man to work for as long as you done your job. Over the past 27 years, I have had the pleasure of knowing him as a friend, neighbor, and a brother in Christ. I have memories precious as gold from hanging out in the front yard after huntin' with Robby, Scotty, Corey, Phillip and Chad too sometimes, while Papa Lewis told stories about bird huntin', adventures with Carlton Pitts,chickens, and a bulldog he used to have that would launch on a snake at the sound of the word. We will sorely miss you old man, but I know you couldn't be happier right now ( We are confident, I say, and willing rather to be absent from the body, and to be present with the Lord 2 Corinthians 5:8)

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