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“Sorry for your loss. Loving thoughts and prayers with you all at this time. ”
1 of 7 | Posted by: laura evans

“So Sorry for the loss of Uncle Otis. I know he is no longer suffering and is finally at peace. My family and I will not be able to attend the...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Beth Craddock-Davis - Greenville, SC

“"Sorry for the taylor family." There's a time there will be no sickness and death." ”
3 of 7 | Posted by: Nikea Griffin - Charleston, SC

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
4 of 7 | Posted by: Kathy Andrews - Charleston, SC

“I know your pain of losing your Dad. Although I never met him personally, I know he was a well respected and much loved man here in Charleston. He...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Rhonda Morris - Charleston, SC

“Robert and Gary. We are so sorry to hear of your beloved dad's passing. Please know that we are thinking about you two, Gwen, and the entire family. ”
6 of 7 | Posted by: Bob and Jennifer Zerlaut - SC

“Thinking about all of you during this difficult time. May you find peace and comfort with friends and family. Leta ”
7 of 7 | Posted by: Leta Davenport - Cross, SC

Former City of Charleston First Assistant Fire Chief Otis E. Taylor entered into eternal rest Sunday, May 7, 2017, he was 86.The family will receive friends Wednesday, May 10, 2017 in J. HENRY STUHR INC., WEST ASHLEY CHAPEL., 3360 Glenn McConnell Parkway from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. His Funeral Service will be held Thursday, May 11, 2017 in Stuhr's West Ashley Chapel at 2:00 p.m. Interment will follow in Live Oak Memorial Gardens.

Taylor, a South Carolina National Guard Veteran, was born December 2, 1930 to the late Oswald and Myrtle (Slawson) Taylor in Charleston, South Carolina. Chief Taylor was a member of the South Carolina Fire Fighter's Association and served the Charleston community for over 50 years in both the St Andrews PSD and City of Charleston Fire Departments.

His wife of 62 years, Martha W. Taylor and his brother Ronald O. Taylor, Sr., preceded him in death. He is survived by his two sisters Jean Lofton and Ann Craddock (Francis), his five sons, Gene Taylor (Barbara), Glenn Taylor, Gary Taylor (June), Gerald Taylor all of Charleston, SC; Robert Taylor of Asheville, NC; daughter, Gwen Kutch (Robert) of Charleston, SC, step-son, Gary Robinson; four grandchildren, Jennifer Loveday-Donovan (Jason), Gerald Brogan, Kile Taylor (Tiffany), Kevin Taylor (Missi), three step-grandchildren, Chris and Jennifer Graffeo, Robert Chapman and a great-grandson Dean Taylor.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The South Carolina State Firefighters' Association, 111 Westpark Boulevard, P.O. Box 211725, Columbia, SC 29210.

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