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James "Jimmy" Roy Taylor

December 26, 1960 ~ October 21, 2021 (age 60)

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   James “Jimmy” Roy Taylor, 60, of Mocksville, NC, passed away on October 21, 2021 at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Forsyth County.

   Jimmy, as he was so lovingly known as, was born on December 26, 1960 in Davie County, NC.  He was the son of the late Roy Wesley Taylor and the late Geneva “Grace” (Wooten) Taylor.

   In life, Jimmy graduated from Davie County Schools and earned an associate’s degree from Liberty University.  Jimmy honored our country and served in the United States Air Force.  After his time in the military, Jimmy pursued a career as an electrician and a project manager.  He worked with Salem Electric doing commercial electric for 30 plus years.  Jimmy met and married the love of his life, Lydia Jane (Wells) Taylor.  They were married in 1994 in Tennessee. Their union was blessed with four beautiful children.  Jimmy was an outdoors man and loved anything involved with being outside, he especially loved to garden.  Jimmy also, enjoyed going to church, he was a member of Bear Creek Baptist Church.  Jimmy was also a member of the American Legion.

   Jimmy leaves behind to cherish his memory; his loving wife, Lydia Taylor, a son, Nick Taylor (Bryn Turner Taylor) of Advance, daughters, Amy Gobble (Lee), Amber Wilson (Chris), and Leslie Taylor, all of Mocksville, brothers, Rickey Taylor and Alton Taylor (Sue), a sister, Olene Wicker (Ronald), grandchildren, Gage and Raylee Taylor, Gracie and Brody Gobble, Andrea and Blake McBride, and Paisley Taylor, also, many nieces, nephews and friends that will all miss him GREATLY.

   A visitation for Jimmy will be held on Tuesday, October 26, 2021 from 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm at Davie Funeral Service of Mocksville.  A graveside service will follow at 3:00 pm located at Bear Creek Baptist Church Cemetery.  Pastor Greg McEwon will officiate the service.

   In lieu of flowers, please consider a memorial to Bear Creek Baptist Church in memory of Jimmy.

Davie Funeral Service of Mocksville are honored to serve the family.

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Services

Visitation with family & friends
Tuesday
October 26, 2021

12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Davie Funeral Service of Mocksville
416 Valley Road
Mocksville, North Carolina 27028

Graveside Service
Tuesday
October 26, 2021

3:00 PM
Bear Creek Baptist Church Cemetery
Duke Whitaker Rd. at Bear Creek Church Rd.
Mocksville, NC 27028

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