JOSHUA SWINDELL TAYLOR
October 15, 1926 – May 13, 2014
WENDELL – Joshua Swindell Taylor, 87, went home on Tuesday. A native of Beaufort County he was son to the late Burton Emmanuel & Della Toler Taylor. Joshua worked at Wenco for 19 years and Hi-Cone for 15 years. He loved his family and his fellow man. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Rachel Wood, and a grandson.
He is survived by his beloved wife of 69 years, Annie Pennell Taylor, daughters, Vonnell Lee (Thurman) of Lizard Lick, Ann Hooks of Kenly, Alene Creech (Keith) of Kenly, Patricia Pinkman of Wendell, Susie Coley (Shelton) of Zebulon, sister, Mary Brice of Hampstead, special boys; Vern & Albert Toler both of Ayden, NC, 11 grandchildren, & 22 great grandchildren.
Funeral service 3 pm, Thursday, Heritage Baptist Church with burial in Gethsemane Memorial Gardens. His family will receive friends from 1:30 pm -3 pm, prior to the service.
Arrangements are with Strickland Funeral Home, Wendell. www.stricklandfuneralhomes.net