George Taylor of Birmingham, passed away at the age of 85 on November 11, 2021. He was preceded in death by his wife of 47 years, Emily Henry Taylor.
George was a resident of Birmingham for most of his life. He served with the 117th National Guard Reserve until 1960. Early in his career he lived in Santa Fe where he worked laying out plans for I-40. After returning to Birmingham, he worked on boiler systems across central Alabama. George and his wife enjoyed traveling the world. He visited Europe, China, Hawaii, Alaska, and Canada. But most of all, he loved wood working in his backyard shop. George became well known for making industrial style lamps. He was a member of Lakeside Baptist Church where he served for many years with the Wednesday night meals.
He is survived by his son, Geoff Taylor; daughter Jennifer Taylor; grandchildren Aegwyn and Graeme; step grandchildren, Drew, Micah, and Noah; his brother, Wayne Taylor (Sydney); his sister Phyllis Otto; and many extended family members. He was loved by all who knew him and will be terribly missed.
Friends and family are invited to a graveside service on Friday, Nov 19, 2021, at 12 pm. The service will be held at Currie-Jefferson Funeral Home on Hwy 150.
In lieu of flowers, please consider making a contribution in memory of George to the Dementia Society of America by mail to PO Box 600, Doylestown, PA 18901, or online www.DementiaSociety.org/donate.