Lawton  "Gene" Taylor



Lawton Eugene “Gene” Taylor, Jr., 79, passed away peacefully on Monday September 24, 2018 at Blue Ridge Nursing Home in Georgetown, SC. He was born March 09, 1939 in Gastonia NC a son of the late Lawton and Triephinia Clanton Taylor. He was the husband the husband of Mrs. Norine Taylor of Surfside Beach.

Mr. Taylor enjoyed boating and fishing, watching UNC football and basketball, and cheering on the NFL Carolina Panthers. During the final weeks of his life he enjoyed the social activities offered at Blue Ridge Nursing Home. He particularly enjoyed the singing during the weekly church service
Surviving in addition to his wife include one son Michael and his wife Pamela of Gastonia NC., one daughter, Tammy Taylor and her husband Billy Gunter of Gastonia, NC., one sister, Rita Taylor Bradshaw of Gastonia NC., grandchildren Loren and Jason Lovelace, of Mt. Holly, NC., April and Jason Watts of Raleigh, NC., Wes and Lindsey Taylor of Mt. Holly, NC., great Grandchildren, Dawson Taylor and Ethan Lovelace, special niece, Kim and Tommy Williams of Gastonia, NC., Several step grandchildren and step great grandchildren, he has several special neighbors within Oceanside Village. The family would like to give a special thanks to Blue Ridge Nursing Home and staff for their compassionate care during the past few months.
A Celebration of Gene’s life will be held privately and at the convenience of the family. To view these details online or to offer words of comfort through the online guest book, kindly visit, Burroughs Funeral Home and Cremation Service (843-651-1440) is assisting the family.