CAMILLA -- Charles Holcomb Taylor, Jr., 88, of Camilla, died Friday, May 11, 2012 at his residence.
Funeral services will be 3:00 p.m. Monday, May 14 at First Baptist Church in Camilla with interment in Oakview Cemetery. Rev. Danny Thomas and Rev. Rick Williams will officiate.
Active pallbearers will be grandsons, Ivey Williamson, Taylor Williamson, Todd Williamson, Jorey Pyle, Ray Sloan, and Wayne McPherson. Honorary pallbearers will include the Fellowship Sunday School Class and the American Legion Post 141 members.
Born January 12, 1924 in Mitchell County, Mr. Taylor was the son of the late Charles H. Taylor, Sr. and Mittie Halley Taylor. He was preceded in death by his wife, Louise Keadle Taylor and a sister, Anne Taylor Bonfield. Mr. Taylor was a jeweler and master watch maker. He was owner and operator of City Jewelry Store for over 60 years. Mr. Taylor was a member of First Baptist Church of Camilla, where he was a member and treasurer of the Fellowship Sunday School Class. He was a World War II Veteran of the U. S. Navy, where he served as a Gunners Mate on a P.T. Boat Ron 36. He was a member of the American Legion Post 141, the Camilla Rotary Club, Woodmen of the World, The Hopefuls and the Hopeful Men's Club, and the North Florida Master Watchmaker's Association. Mr. Taylor was an avid fisherman. The highlight of his later years was the Honor Flight for WWII Veterans to Washington, D.C. to see the WWII Memorial.
Survivors include three daughters, Mary Louise T. Nazworth of Camilla, Beth T. Williamson of Camilla, and Charlotte Taylor of Camilla; five grandchildren, Monica Daniels, Sarah McPherson and husband, Wayne, Ivey Williamson, Taylor Williamson and wife, Jennifer, and Todd Williamson; seven great grandchildren, Jasey Riggins and husband, Scotty, Jorey Pyle, Mary Grace McPherson, Gabe Williamson, Scott Williamson, Kaden Williamson, and David Tyler Williams; one great great grandchild, Alona Riggins.
Visitation will be from 2 - 3 p.m. Monday, one hour prior to services, at First Baptist Church in Camilla.
Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church, P. O. Box 414, Camilla, GA 31730.
Parker-Bramlett Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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