James “Pete” Taylor thumbnail

James Taylor

Passed Away: November 21, 2014

James Harold ìPeteî Taylor, 85, of Sugarloaf Mountain Community, died Friday, November 21, 2014 at the Elizabeth House.

A native of Saltville, VA, he was the son of the late Walter & Mary Taylor. James is also preceded in death by his wife Lola Diane Taylor who passed away this year. He was a US Air Force veteran serving during the Korean Conflict; and lived in Henderson County for the past 41 years. James retired from the Federal Aviation Administration after 28 years of service. He enjoyed fishing and gardening.

James is survived by three sons, Jeff Taylor and his wife Candace of Sapphire, NC, Andy Taylor and his wife Vicki of Odessa, TX, and John Taylor and his wife Lisa of Hendersonville; a sister, Margaret Helms of Abingdon, VA; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

A funeral service will be held at 1:00 PM on Monday, November 24, 2014 in the chapel of Forest Lawn Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends immediately following the service.

Leave a Condolence

View All Condolences Post a Condolence

What our families say...

“Thank you so much for helping us get through such a tough time in our lives. We appreciate all the little extras you did for us. We are so grateful to the Lord for the kindness, love and support you gave to our family and helping us to honor our loved one. We will never forget you!”


A Session ID is required to purchase jewelry with your loved one's fingerprint, click here to continue. If you do not have an ID, click here to contact us to get your Session ID.