Robert Taylor of Penrose, NC, went to be with the Lord February 20, 2010 after a brief illness.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Goldie and Gertie Taylor; three brothers, Goldie, Junebug and Wiley Taylor, all of Penrose; and one sister, Rosa Sain of Hendersonville.
He is survived by his wife of 25 years, Rita B. Taylor, grandson, Kenny Barton and mother-in-law, Beatrice Barton, all of the home; three sons, Bobby and Toby Taylor of Hendersonville and Adam Reese of Easley, SC; two daughters, Robbie Cowart of Balsam Grove and Maria Barton of Pickens, SC; one brother, Howard Taylor of Hendersonville; one sister, Katie Taylor of Hendersonville; and six grandchildren.
By Robertís request, no scheduled memorial service will be held. Instead, he requested that his friends and loved ones celebrate his life on earth and his life in Heaven by spending time with each other.
Memorials may be made to Four Seasons Compassion for Life, 571 S. Allen Road, Flat Rock, NC 28731. Other correspondence may be sent to 350 Ross Road, Brevard, NC 28712.