Frank “Pat” Taylor, Sr.

 

Taylor, FrankFrank “Pat” Taylor, Sr., age 81, of Carl passed away Tuesday, November 4, 2014.  Mr. Taylor was born in Jacksonville, FL to the late Joe S. Taylor and Susie Kate Maxey Taylor.  He is preceded in death by his wife Vivian Maloch Taylor.  He was survived by his daughters Karen Greer of Athens, Sharon Williams and husband Steve of Winder; son Frank Maxey Taylor, Jr. and wife Tabitha of Auburn; 11 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren.  Mr. Taylor served in the United States Air Force from 1952 to 1958.  He flew the B-36 bomber plane in the Korean War.  After his military tour he returned home to a career as a private commercial pilot and a Flight Instructor. He was also an accomplished musician as a lead guitarist.  He played in Nashville, TN for many vocalists including Bill Anderson and Mel Tillis.  He played lead guitar for albums and records for vocalists throughout his musical career.  He was inducted into the Georgia Country Hall of Fame in 1999.   Memorial Services will be held 7:00 pm Friday, November 7, 2014 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel.  Rev. Marvin Mason will be officiating.  The family will receive friends one hour prior to services Friday, November 7, 2014 at the funeral home.  Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548, http://www.lawsonfuneralhome.org, 706-654-0966.

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