Donald A. Taylor, age 88, of Ellenboro, passed away Tuesday, April 25, 2017.
He was a native of Point Pleasant, W.V. and the son of the late Howard Taylor and the late Susie Eads Taylor. He was a U.S. Army National Guard Veteran and a member of Kistler's Chapel United Methodist Church. He was a member of the Minturn Masonic Lodge #19 in West Virginia. Donald was a longtime resident of Sarasota, FL and loved photography, working on anything mechanical and was an avid tool collector. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by one son Randal Taylor and one brother Howard Lee Taylor.
He is survived by his wife of 68 years: Jean Taylor. One daughter: Connie Kinman and husband Mark of Ellenboro. One sister: Norma Jean Smith of Lake City, FL. Two grandchildren and one great-granddaughter.
The funeral service was held at Kistler's Chapel United Methodist Church with Reverend Julie O'Neal officiating. Interment held at Kistler's Chapel United Methodist Church. Masonic Rites Ceremony was conducted at the graveside.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Rutherford County at POB 336 Forest City, NC 28043 or to Kistlers Chapel United Methodist Church at 3060 Poors Ford Rd. Rutherfordton, NC 28139.
McMahan's Funeral Home & Cremation Services in charge of the arrangements.