- September 14, 1936 - April 21, 2011
- Temple Terrace, Florida
of George's Passing
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Was very saddened to find out that my Uncle George had passed away.At least he is in good company. My dad and mom were there to meet him...Read More »
1 of 16 | Posted by: Tammy Taylor Herman - Lake Wales, FL
“Dad we are finally going to honor you in the way you so deserve. Mom is better now and I am sure thats all you really cared about anyway. You always...Read More »
2 of 16 | Posted by: Melody - Thonotosassa, FL
“Sylvia, we are so sorry to hear about George passing away our hearts go out to you for your loss.
Paul and Nova Apple
3 of 16 | Posted by: Paul and Nova Apple - NC - friend
“Slyvia,we were out of town when we heard about George and we were saddened by this. You have our heartfelt sympathy for you and your family.
4 of 16 | Posted by: Joseph & Mary Ann Valenti - FL
“Sylvia,I was so sad to hear about George,and my heart goes out to you and your lovely family during this sad time.You all have my deepest sympathy....Read More »
5 of 16 | Posted by: Pearl Jenkins Waldron - Tampa, FL
“Thoughts and Prayers with you
6 of 16 | Posted by: Patty Womack - arlington, TX
“All our love and prayers are sent your way! It's so hard to let our loved ones go...even though we know they are released from their suffering on...Read More »
7 of 16 | Posted by: Bryan and Jessica McNatt - FL
“Our sympathies go out to you Sylvia and your family. He was a great HHS schoolmate and will be missed by all.
8 of 16 | Posted by: Wayne & Glenda Freeman - TX
“I worked with George at Florida Portland for 30 years.
9 of 16 | Posted by: Ronald Conrad - College Station,, TX
“I lived at 204 South Street and remember George well. I have good memories of George and all the neighbors. I am very sorry for your loss.
10 of 16 | Posted by: Elaine Brown Majndle - FL
“I knew George and his family when I grew up on South St. My sympathy to the family. Richard Wood
11 of 16 | Posted by: RICHARD WOOD - LONGBOAT KEY, FL
“Our thoughts and prayers go out to you, Sylvia and to your children. We will always have good memories of George's kind and gentle manner and love of...Read More »
12 of 16 | Posted by: D.J. & Ray Midgett - Washington, NC
“Sylvia, George, Charlotte, Linda, and Melody,
My thougths and prayers are with you all during this difficult time. I know that all your memories of...Read More »
13 of 16 | Posted by: Mary Ann Lynch - Pine Bush, NY
“We were so sorry to hear about George's passing. He was such a wonderful family man, and leaves a lasting legacy for his children and grandchildren....Read More »
14 of 16 | Posted by: Kenneth and Michelle Hernandez
“So sorry for your loss. George was a great schoolmate and friend.
15 of 16 | Posted by: Shirley Spivey Warmack - Brandon, FL
“The Funeral Directors and Staff of Blount & Curry Terrace Oaks Chapel wish to express their deepest sympathies to his wife and family.
16 of 16 | Posted by: Terrace Oaks Chapel - FL
TAYLOR, GEORGE, a Tampa Native, passed away April 21, 2011. He was born on September 14, 1936 at Tampa General Hospital. He grew up in Seminole Heights (“South Street Bunch”) and resided in Temple Terrace since 1960. He was a 1955 graduate of Hillsborough High School. He was employed at Florida Portland Cement for 42 years. George was very active with Temple Terrace Little League where he coached for 6 years and was a past vice president of the league. He also was a founding member of the Temple Terrace Youth Sports Association where he coached in the football program. After retirement, George resided in Cape Hatteras, NC for 10 years and had been visiting the area for over 50 years and was very active in the community. He loved fishing on the beach and offshore but he loved the spirit and the people of the Island most of all. He also loved going to Key West with friends and family during Lobster Season. He is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Sylvia (Midgett) Taylor, who was his childhood sweetheart since junior high school. He is also survived by his loving children, son George (Traci) Taylor, daughters, Charlotte (Joe) Eppich, Linda (Jeff) Abramson and Melody (Anthony) Kocsis. He adored his 9 grandchildren, Kristen, Marlee, Jeffrey, Joey, Dallas, Trey, Madison, Cameron and Hayden. He is also survived by his brother, James (Betty) Davis, his brother-in-law Allen Midgette, his uncle Percy (Dottie) Midgett, and many nephews, nieces and cousins. God be with you till we meet again. Contributions can be made to the Lewy Bodies Dementia Foundation (www.lbda.org). Due to a family illness, the memorial service will be postponed to a later date.