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Henry Ford Taylor

December 4, 1928 ~ July 16, 2017 (age 88)

Henry Ford Taylor 88, of Kings Mountain died Sunday, July 16th, 2017 at Catawba Regional Hospice. Born December 4th, 1928 he was the son of the late Thomas Taylor and Josie Craig Taylor. Henry retired from Wix Filters of Gastonia after 35 years of service. he was also a great chainsaw operator. Henry taught his oldest grandson to run a chainsaw. Henry loved traveling to the Mountains and sometimes to the beach. In 2001 he flew to Alaska with his wife Johnnie by his side. 

In addition to his wife Johnnie Taylor; two daughters Rita Diehl and husband Tim of Lincolnton, Ann Storey and husband Larry of Myrtle Beach,  SC; a step daughter Debbie Dixon and husband Harold of the home; a step son Robert Burgess of Newton; five grandsons; a granddaughter; and three little great grand daughters survive him.  

The funeral will be 4:00pm Thursday, July 20th, 2017 at Trinity Church of The Living God in Kings Mountain with Pastor Darrell Alexander officiating.

Trinity Church of The Living God 
119 Kristie Lane Kings Mountain NC 28082

Burial will be 10:00 AM Friday July 21st, 2017 at Gaston Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends from 3:00-4:00 pm Thursday, July 20th, 2017 at the Church.  

Memorials may be made to to the family to help with the cost of a grave marker. 

The family would like to send a special thanks to Catawba Regional Hospice and their nursing staff.  

Please sign the online guestbook at The Taylor family has entrusted arrangements to Jenkins Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Newton 828-464-1555.

 Service Information

Funeral Service
July 20, 2017

4:00 PM

Please consider making a donation to raise much needed funds to cover the funeral expenses and support the family.

No donation is too small and your support would be greatly appreciated.

July 28, 2017 9:17 am

$1 from a private donor

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