CHARLESTON, S.C. — Robert Arnold “Bob,” “Bobby” Taylor Jr., 62, died Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018. He was born March 28, 1956, in Wilmington, North Carolina.
He graduated from John T. Hoggard Higher Faculty with the Class of 1974. He obtained a Bachelor of Science Diploma in Forestry from North Carolina State University with the Class of 1979. Whilst attending NCSU, he grew to become president of FarmHouse Global Fraternity, motto: “Builder of Adult males.” He gained his Master’s Degree in Administration from Western Kentucky College in 1980.
Bob’s sturdy management and leadership abilities have been obvious through his life span. He began in 1981 to 1984 with Roadway as an inbound terminal supervisor, and then as account income supervisor for Gelco from 1984 to 1985. A long job with PepsiCo followed from 1985 to 1997. Bob gained quite a few promotions with PepsiCo, advancing to vice president of procurement, New York. His ultimate company endeavor was with BellSouth Corporation from 1997 to 2002. When once again, he obtained quite a few advancements rising to the vice president of supply chain expert services, Ga.
In 2004, Bob resolved to leave the corporate everyday living and embrace the points that he truly appreciated. He moved to the Charleston, South Carolina, location and became a licensed actual estate agent.
He spent many hours on boating adventures and shell gathering on barrier islands. Bob then utilised his crafting talents, inherited from Grandmama Johnson, and started off his very own organization known as: All Washed Up. He experienced a exclusive method of embellishing furniture and collectables with shells, sand and treasures from the sea.
Staying a life time puppy particular person, Bob committed time to teach his beloved Excellent Dane, Breaker, to be a certified remedy canine (TDINC). As a crew, they brightened the day of a lot of medical center sufferers and nursing home citizens.
Bob will be remembered for his sparkling eyes and infectious smile, like of the ocean and kindness to animals and for normally possessing the very best neighborhood decorations for each and every vacation.
He was welcomed into heaven by his father, Robert Arnold Taylor. “Brother Bob” was quickly joined by his young brother, Richard Allen Taylor and trustworthy pet dog, Breaker.
He is survived by his mom, Florence Johnson Watson, and stepfather, Man Watson, of Charlotte brother, Albert Taylor, and his spouse, Chelle, and their kids, Alexandria and Jacob (Bob’s godson), all of Carolina Beach stepbrother, Craig Watson, and his spouse, Anna, of Cheraw, South Carolina, and their youngsters, Kyle, Savannah, Mckenzie and Will.
Visitation will be held from 1 to 2 p.m., Friday, March 12, at Wilmington Funeral Chapel. A celebration of lifetime ceremony will adhere to at 2 p.m. with Accredited Everyday living Celebrant Linda Sign up officiating. His urn will be buried in Oakdale Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, be sure to donate to Alliance of Therapy Pet dogs.
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