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Charlie Arthur Taylor

August 30, 2019 - 06:00
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July 6, 1944 – Aug. 24, 2019

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Charlie Arthur Taylor, of Crawfordville, died Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019, at his residence surrounded by his loving family. He was 75.

A memorial service with Masonic Rites was held on Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2019, at Crawfordville Baptist Church with Rev. John Autry and Rev. Nelson Goddard officiating.

Serving as honorary pallbearers were the members of the Andrew M. Wolihin Masonic Lodge #132; the Mitchell Noggle Sunday School Class and Ralph Hoke Flynt.

Charlie was born in Washington on July 6, 1944, to the late Arthur Greene Taylor and Winnie Mae McDaniel Taylor. In 1962, Charlie graduated from Alexander Stephens Institute in Crawfordville. On Oct. 18, 1996, he married the former Donna Lankford Peterman.

For 32 years, he worked for Novelis Corp. in Greensboro, retiring in 2009. He was a faithful member of Crawfordville Baptist Church, where he sang in the choir; was a deacon; and a member of several committees. Charlie was also a dedicated member of the Andrew M. Wolihin Masonic Lodge #132. Over the years he was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting, especially turkey and deer, and working in his shop.

Charlie was generous and caring and will be remembered best for his great sense of humor. He was preceded in death by a son, Charles Mitchell “Mitch” Taylor, and a sister, Jean Taylor Godsey.

In addition to his wife, Donna Taylor of Crawfordville, he is survived by his step-children, David Peterman, Sr. and Julie Peterman Christensen (Erik); step-grandchildren, David Peterman II and Jackson Christensen; brother, Bobby Taylor (Linda); sister, Joan Taylor Nicholson; and a number of nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to the Crawfordville Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, P. O. Box 238, Crawfordville, GA 30631.

McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, 706-453-2626, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us at to sign the online guest register.