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James Howard Taylor, Jr.
  • Memorials may be made to:
  • American Cancer Society - SC
    5900 Core Road, Suite 504
    North Charleston, SC 29406
  • Memorials may be made to:
  • Charleston Animal Society
    2455 Remount Road
    North Charleston, SC 29406

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“Rest in peace my Brother LRB ”
1 of 5 | Posted by: Pigsty VNV MC - York, PA

“So sorry for your loss Ellen. I have the fondest memories of you and Jim. The two of you will always be JIM & I.God Bless. ”
2 of 5 | Posted by: Tony Justice - North Augusta, SC

“Ellen so sorry for your loss. Taylor was a good friend as well as you. Taylor and I had some good times at Oconee Nuclear Station. Rose and I...Read More »
3 of 5 | Posted by: Kelly Carter - Gastonia, NC

“Mrs Taylor we are so sorry for your loss. We are neighbors but unfortunately never met. You have our prayers. ”
4 of 5 | Posted by: Dennis/Sherry English/Oliver - SC

“Dear Ellen,I was so very sadden to hear that my good friend Jim has passed. I will truly miss his presents and find it very difficult to grasp his...Read More »
5 of 5 | Posted by: Stephen Justice - Seneca, SC


James Howard Taylor, Jr., 71, of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, husband of Ellen Gale Carter Taylor died Wednesday, May 2, 2018. A memorial service will be held in Seagrove, North Carolina at a date and time to be announced. His graveside service with military honors will be in Arlington National Cemetery at a later date. Arrangements by J. HENRY STUHR, INC., 1494 Mathis Ferry Road, Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464.

James was born June 1, 1946 in Big Stone Gap, Wise County, Virginia, son of the late James Howard Taylor and the late Gladys V. Hood Taylor. He retired from the United States Navy as a Master Chief Petty Officer and served in Vietnam as a special forces military advisor. After his retirement he worked as a project manager for procedure upgrade programs for nuclear plants. James was an outdoorsman and enjoyed hunting and fishing, as well as enjoyed riding motorcycles. He was a member of the VNV MC and loved all his brothers.

He is survived by his wife, Ellen C. Taylor of Mt. Pleasant, SC; son, James H. Taylor, III (Michelle) of Erwin, TN; daughter, Cindy McKissock of Arlington, VA; two sisters, Priscilla Smith (Ray) of Alpharetta, GA and Joyce Fox (Rick) of Fallston, MD; three grandchildren, Paul McKissock, Jim H. Taylor, IV (Leah) and Hunter Taylor; one great-grandchild, Braylee Rose Taylor and many nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 5900 Core Road, Suite 504, North Charleston, SC 29406 or the Charleston Animal Society, 2455 Remount Road, North Charleston, SC 29406.