Rupert Samuel Taylor

Born: Thu., Feb. 10, 1949
Died: Fri., Mar. 5, 2021


11:00 AM to 12:00 PM, Mon., Mar. 08, 2021
Location: Welcome Baptist Church

Funeral Service

12:00 PM Mon., Mar. 08, 2021
Location: Welcome Baptist Church

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Rupert Samuel Taylor, age 72 of Conover, NC passed away March 5, 2021 at his residence.  He was born on February 10, 1949 to the late Rupert Sherrill and Mary Christopher Taylor in Catawba County, NC.  He was a retired saw operator in  the furniture industry.  

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his first wife, Beulah Sue Stallings Taylor, three brothers; George Taylor, Nelson Taylor, and David Taylor, two sisters; Betty Williams and Shirley Taylor.  

Mr. Taylor is survived by his wife, Lillian Stout Taylor of the home, two sons; Rupert Wayne Taylor of Statesville, NC and Tim Hartsoe of Hickory, NC, three daughters;  Doris June Hartsoe of Catawba, NC, Sandra Mecimore of Hiddenite, NC and Wendy Seals of Conover, NC, one brother, Jerry Taylor, three sisters; Julie May, Dorothy Hammer, and Becky Adams, three stepchildren; Michael Pitts, Wanda Omley, and Diane Brague; fourteen grandchildren, ten great grandchildren, a number of step-grandchildren and many other cherished relatives and friends.  

The family will receive friends Monday, March 8, 2021 from 11:00am to 12:00pm  at Welcome Baptist Church, 1305 Bolton Rd. Catawba, NC 28609. The funeral will be held at 12:00pm in the church sanctuary.  Pastor Jeremiah Parker will officiate and be assisted by Pastor Jay Taylor.  Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

Goodin-Drum Funeral Home of Maiden is serving the Taylor family. 


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Gail Reineke
   Posted Sat March 06, 2021
Rupert was my first cousin, a good, hard working man who loved the Lord and his family. My thoughts and prayers for God’s comfort and grace during this time are going up for you all. I am deeply sorry for your loss.

Tammy Yates Craig
   Posted Mon March 08, 2021
Our thoughts and prayers are with Rupert' s family and friends. May God comfort you now and in the days to come. We thought a lot of him, he will surely be missed. Robbie and Tammy Craig

Kathy Huffman
   Posted Mon March 08, 2021
Sorry to hear about your loss. He used to work with my dad years ago at the glove mill. He was a good man & a hard worker. He will be missed.

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