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Bobby D Taylor

July 17, 1939 — December 30, 2021

Cochran Funeral Home of Hiawassee announces funeral services for Bobby David Taylor, age 82, who passed away on Thursday, December 30, 2021, at Chatuge Regional Nursing Home in Hiawassee.

Bobby Taylor was a dedicated and faithful man! To his loving wife, Carolyn, and his family; to his work, where he worked for Charles Black Construction Company for close to 50 years; and he cared for worked on his farm, taking care of his cattle and sheep!  If there was anyone who had a calling to sing praises to the Lord, it was Bobby Taylor.  He sang in hundreds of churches in the tri-state area, made several trips to Russia and Latvia with his guitar to sing and witness to those who needed the Lord.  Bobby had written many gospel songs and had produced 7 CD's that he gave to people across the country.  To say that Bobby loved to sing, is an understatement.  Through Bobby's life, God was glorified.

He will be warmly remembered by all who knew him, but especially missed by his family: loving wife of 63 years,Carolyn Lloyd Taylor;  son, Ronnie Taylor; son & daughter-in-law, Dennis & Diane Taylor; siblings, Deana Faye Durham, Mattie Lou Southerland, and Jackie Taylor. Also, sharing in his legacy are 6 grandchildren, Christopher Taylor, Julie Bean, Josh Taylor, Kayla Taylor, Laura Kephart, Jayden Taylor;  and 9 great grandchildren. Bobby was preceded in death by his parents, Glen & Ruby Taylor; and 3 siblings, James Taylor, Gerald Taylor, and Betty Sue York.

Due to the rise in COVID-19 cases in the area, It is requested that all attending guests wear masks and practice social distancing.

Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 pm on Monday, January 3, 2022 at Macedonia Baptist Church with Pastor Wade Lott, Rev. Philip Robinson and Rev. Billy Nicholson officiating. Special music presented by Billy Garrett, Billy Nicholson and Rodney Underwood. Interment will be in Macedonia Baptist Church Cemetery. Pallbearers include: Josh Taylor, Chris Bean, Brandon Kephart, Clark McDonald, Anthony Taylor, and Chris Durham. The family will receive friends at Macedonia Baptist Church from 12 pm until the service begins

Arrangements entrusted to Cochran Funeral Home of Hiawassee.  Please share your condolences and fond memories of Bobby online at our website,

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