Rev. William Taylor
Posted: Tuesday, January 18, 2011 4:26 pm
The Messenger, January 17, 2011
The Rev. William Lee Taylor, 77, of Murfreesboro died Jan. 14, 2011. He had been the pastor at Union City Baptist Temple from 1974-81.
Services will be 11 a.m. Friday at Franklin Road Baptist Church in Murfreesboro, with Dr. Mike Norris officiating. A graveside service, with military rites, will follow at 1 p.m. at Middle Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery in Pegram.
Friends may call at the church from 9-11 a.m. Friday. Woodfin Memorial Chapel in Murfreesboro is in charge of arrangements.
He was a retired pastor and a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War. He was a member of Franklin Road Baptist Church and was a native of Onondaga, Mich.
Survivors include his wife, Joyce (Warner) Taylor; two sons and daughters-in-law, Michael and Vivian Taylor of Buford, Ga., and Stephen and Lisa Taylor of Taiwan; three daughters and his son-in-law, Dawn Walker of Nashville, Jann and Steven McDonald of Antioch and Susanne Taylor of Dickson; 11 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; and two brothers, Robert Taylor of Lake Comma, Mich., and Kendall Taylor of Petoskey, Mich.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Millard and Leah (Jones) Taylor.
Online condolences may be made at www.woodfinchapel.com.