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John E. Taylor, Jr.

December 8, 1931 — August 14, 2022

Daniel Island, SC

John E. Taylor, Jr.

John E. Taylor, Jr., passed away peacefully in Daniel Island, SC on Sunday, August 14, 2022.

He was predeceased by his father, John E. Taylor, Sr.,; mother, Stella Taylor; first spouse, Nancy Taylor; second spouse, Patricia Taylor; brother, Rev. Monsignor Francis Taylor; brother, Charles Taylor; stepson, John Robertson; and stepdaughter, Jan Fallin.

He is survived by his sons; John Taylor (Pam), Charles Taylor (Darcie), Robert Taylor (Sonya), and Paul Taylor (Maureen); stepsons, Jim Robertson (Cheryl); stepdaughter, Joy Hope (Jay); stepdaughter-in-law, Rhonda Robertson; stepson-in-law, Richard Fallin; sisters, Stella Stott, Margaret Wainwright, and Rita Fitzpatrick; sister-in-law, Jackie Taylor; and many grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.

He served in the Korean War and afterwards received his degree in Industrial Engineering at Penn State University.  He worked for many years as an engineer in the tire industry and retired from Uniroyal/Goodrich/Michelin in Opelika.  He lived in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Arkansas, Michigan, Australia, Columbia, Venezuela, Alabama, and South Carolina.

Family and friends will be received at Jeffcoat Trant Funeral Home, 1500 Frederick Road, Opelika, AL from 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM on Friday, August 19, 2022.  A Mass of Resurrection will follow the visitation in the chapel at the funeral home and a graveside service will be held after the Mass.

He will be missed by family and friends.

Arrangements have been entrusted to JEFFCOAT TRANT FUNERAL HOME, 1500 Federick Road, Opelika, AL 36801, (334) 749-8700.

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Visitation

Friday, August 19, 2022

10:00 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Jeffcoat Trant Funeral Home & Crematory

1500 Frederick Rd, Opelika, AL 36801

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Mass of the Resurrection

Friday, August 19, 2022

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

Jeffcoat Trant Funeral Home & Crematory

1500 Frederick Rd, Opelika, AL 36801

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