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Joe Taylor, age 68, of Newland passed away on Sunday September 25, 2011 at his residence.
A native of Avery County, he was born June 27, 1943 a son of the late Jeff and Vernal Cook Taylor.
Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by: brother, Johnny Taylor; three grandchildren, Stacey, CJ and Justin; brother-in-law, Verne Ollis.
Left to cherish his memory are: his wife, Janice Aldridge Taylor of the home; children, Curtiss Taylor and wife Tanya of Vale, Christy Lanning and husband Steve of Marion, Kevin Aldridge and wife Denise of Banner Elk, Genene Turbyfill of Heaton; sisters, Willie Nell Ollis of Little Horse Creek, Nancy Levin and husband Hal of Denver, NC, Joyce Taylor of Little Horse Creek, Molly King and husband Dennis of Little Horse Creek; brother, Pat Taylor and wife June of Jonesboro, TN; 12 grandchildren; 4 great grandchildren.
Funeral services for Joe Taylor will be conducted on Tuesday, September 27, 2011 at 7:00 PM in the Grandfather Chapel of Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home with Rev. Bryan Griffith officiating. The family will receive friends for one hour prior to the services. Interment will be Wednesday 09/28 at 11:00 AM in the Taylor Cemetery on little horse Creek..
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Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home of Newland is serving the Taylor family.