Robert Taylor

Obituary of Robert Lance Taylor

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Reverend Robert Lance Taylor Reverend Robert Lance Taylor, 87, of the Silvermine Community, went home to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on May 10, 2024, surrounded by his family. He was one of seven children born to the late Jim and Rittie Taylor. He is survived by his loving wife of 67 years, Evelyn Taylor. They have four children, all of which live in Swain County: R.L. Taylor (Cheryl), Eddie Taylor (Bonnie), Cylena Hughes (Joey), and Melinda Shuler, (Danny). He is also survived by: brother Mack Taylor (Ellen) of Bryson City; sisters Shirley Suggs of Sophia, NC; and Edith Floyd of Summersville, SC. Robert and wife Evelyn have eight grandchildren and eighteen great grandchildren whom he dearly loved and shared the Word of God with. Robert was an ordained Baptist minister that preached the Word of God for 58 years and pastored for 39 of those years. Robert loved the Lord and was a member of Silvermine Missionary Baptist Church where he pastored for 36 years. He was a true man of God that loved his wife and family. Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 PM Tuesday at Silvermine Missionary Baptist Church. Reverends JD Grant and Eugene Taylor will officiate with burial in the Church Cemetery. Robert will lie in state from 1:00 PM until 2:00 PM Tuesday at the Church prior to the service. The family will receive friends from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM Monday at Crisp Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to The Gideons International at PO Box 2282 Bryson City, NC 28713, or the Silvermine Missionary Baptist Church Building Fund at 2370 Silvermine Rd. Bryson City, NC 28713. Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.
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6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday, May 13, 2024
Chapel of Crisp Funeral Home
669 Highway 19 South
Bryson City, North Carolina, United States

Funeral Service

2:00 pm
Tuesday, May 14, 2024
Silvermine Missionary Baptist Church
Silvermine Rd.
Bryson City, North Carolina, United States
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1936 - 2024

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