U.S. Air Force Ret. TSGT Gilbert H. Taylor, 75, of Parkton, passed away on Friday, March 24, 2017, at Lower Cape Fear Hospice in Whiteville, NC.
He was born on July 29, 1941 in Puerto Rico. Preceding him in death are his parents Harold and Anna Taylor; wife, Faye; and brother, Robert Taylor.
He proudly served 20 years in the Air Force including time during the Vietnam War. After his retirement he worked with Black & Decker and the Ft. Bragg Commissary. He greatly enjoyed fishing, camping, and hunting.
Gilbert is survived by his very special friend of many years, Joan Elliott; sister-in-law, Kay Taylor; and many uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins.
A funeral service officiated by Rev. John Cook, is planned for 2pm on Monday, March 27, 2017 at Snyder Memorial Baptist Church. Friends will be greeted from 12:30pm to 1:45pm in the Gathering Hall. Interment will be at 10am on Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at Sandhills State Veterans Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers please make donations to Snyder Memorial Baptist - Carpentry Ministry.
Online condolences may be expressed at sullivanshighland.com.
Services are entrusted to Sullivan’s Highland Funeral Service & Crematory.