Roger Allen Taylor, age 60, of Bob Taylor Road in Newland, died Friday, April 13, 2018 at the Memorial Campus of Mission Hospitals in Asheville.

Born on March 29, 1958 in Avery County, he was the son of the late Bob and Edith Wise Taylor. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers; Robert and Hall Taylor and his sisters; Ina Carpenter, Elaine Woody, and Debbie Griffith.

Roger loved his beagles and rabbit hunting. He also enjoyed fishing and gardening.
Left to cherish his memories are his sisters; Rebecca Howell and husband, Gene of Roan Mountain, TN; Rachel Taylor of Newland, and Linda Buchanan and husband, Jim of Spruce Pine, and several nieces and nephews.

The family respectfully requests the honor of your presence at the graveside service honoring the life of Roger Taylor on Sunday, April 15 at 3:00 pm at the Walnut Grove Cemetery with the Rev. Kurt Bomar officiating. Interment will follow in the Walnut Grove Cemetery.

The family would like to extend a special ‘Thank You’ to the staff of the I.C.U. of the Memorial Campus of Mission Hospitals for their wonderful care of Roger.

Words of comfort may be e-mailed to the family by going to our website;, selecting Roger Taylor’s name and then you may sign his guestbook. Webb Funeral Home of Spruce Pine is honored to be assisting the Taylor family. Roger’s obituary has also been posted on Facebook for viewing.

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