Stanley Eugene Taylor

"A Celebration of Life"
Grieve not, nor speak of me with tears
But laugh and talk of me as though I were beside you.
Smile—open your hearts and minds to all of life’s possibilities
Take care of one another.
I loved you all so— it was heaven being here with you.

Stanley Eugene Taylor, age 80 of 2506 Julia Simpkins Road, Hiwassee passed away Thursday, June 25, 2009 at the Pulaski Health and Rehab Center.
Born November 2, 1928 in Hiwassee, he was the son of the late Eugene Thomas Taylor and Mary Kemp Taylor.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Army having served in World War II. He was a man of many talents— an engineer, an inventor, a farmer and had previously served on the Pulaski County Board of Supervisors. Most of all he was a beloved husband, father and grandfather. He was highly a privileged individual, a gentleman and a gentle man who only asked that you strive to do your best. Stanley Taylor was a giant in his family’s eyes and hearts. He was our hero.
Surviving are:
his wife of 61 years, Bonnie Taylor, Hiwassee; son, William "Billy" Eugene Taylor of Rockwell, N.C.; daughter and son-in-law, Patricia "Gail" Taylor Moliver and husband, Dr. Donald Moliver, Rumson, N.J.; five grandchildren, Derrick Taylor and wife, Robin, Rockwell, N.C.,
Brady DeHart and wife, Karli, Salem, Candy Brown and husband, Jamie, Waretown, N.J., and McKenzie T. Moliver and Harrison Moliver, both of Rumson, N.J.; six great-grandchildren, Miranda and Mia DeHart, John Hammond and Katherine Hammond, Lily Sage Taylor and Jacob Brown; sister, Hattie James of Dublin and her children; Tommy Marshall of Dublin and Sherrie Hurst of Winston Salem, N.C. and numerous other nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. in Bower Funeral Home Chapel, Pulaski with Elder Jay Harris and Elder Don Singleton officiating. Interment will follow at Highland Memory Gardens, Dublin with full military honors conducted by the Pulaski VFW Post # 1184.
The family received friends Saturday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. at Bower Funeral Home.
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Bower Funeral Home, Pulaski is handling the arrangements for the family.



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