James Clarence Taylor, 71, of Martinsville, Virginia passed away February 6, 2022 at SOVAH Health of Martinsville. He was born December 11, 1950, in Reidsville, North Carolina to the late
Clarence and Mary Jane Brim Taylor. He had worked for Fieldcrest Mills for over 24 years and was also a truck driver. He loved working on cars, singing in choir and was on the usher board with Oak Hill Cathedral of Glory. He attended the Galilean House of Worship.
He is survived by his wife, Faye Wimbush Taylor; daughters, Teresa Scales, Linda Michelle Eggleston (Brian), Tonya T. Moss, Tiffiany Patterson, Demedrian Latrell Taylor Witcher (Cassandra), and Kakila Sherrie Taylor; son, David Tyrone Taylor; sisters, Naomi Wray, Mary Draper (Sammy), Betty Gravley, and Juanita Dalton; brothers, Creed D. Taylor (Judy), and John Taylor (Sharon); twenty grandchildren and fifteen great-grandchildren.
A floating visitation will be held on Thursday, February 10, 2022 in the chapel of Wright Funeral Service from 12:30-5:00 pm. The funeral service will be held on Friday, February 11, 2022 at 1:00 pm with Elder Creed Taylor officiating the service. The family will receive friends for one half hour before the service on Friday. Interment will follow in the Fair Haven Memorial Park.
Wright Funeral Service & Crematory is serving the family. Online condolences may be made at www.wrightfuneralservices.net.