Robert M. Taylor Jr.
Entered Into Eternal Rest
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
30 Sep 1932 - 28 Jan 2015
Robert M. Taylor Jr. deceased of pneumonia on January 28, 2015 at the age of 82 at the Liberty Lane Hospice at the VA Medical Center in Salisbury, NC. He is survived by Sisters: Pattie Mitchell, Evelyn Eller; Brother: Alton Taylor; two nephews, two nieces; one great nephew and two great nieces.
A full military funeral service was conducted on February 1st with a U.S Air Force Honor Guard at the Whitley Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Debra Madden officiating. Entombment followed the service at the Carolina Memorial Park at Kannapolis, NC.
Robert served in the U.S. Army (Airborne) for three years, and retired from Combat Control after 20 years of outstanding service to our great nation. His military assignments were: Sidi Slaiame, Morocco; RAF Station in Wattisham, UK; Ton Son Nhut Air Base in Viet Nam; Udorn Air Base in Thailand; 1198th Operations and Evaluations at Norton AFB and Detachment 19, 1131 USAF S&S – Headquarters Command.
He fulfilled his service to others by being Life Member 244 of the CCA. He was also a member of the following associations: Air Commando Association, Air Force Sergeants Association, Retired Enlisted Association, Disabled American Veterans Association, Veterans of Foreign War Association, American Legion and the Moose Lodge.