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Doug Dudley Taylor

April 17, 1937 — September 9, 2023



Mr. Harry “Doug” Dudley Taylor, passed away Saturday, September 9th, at 4:25 PM at the home of his daughter, Pam surrounded by his family.

“Doug” was born on April 17, 1937 in Wake County to Mr. Euwell McKinney Taylor and Mrs. Alcie King. He is preceded in death by two sisters, Gina and Peggy Taylor, and one brother, Claude Taylor. He was a loving husband, brother, father, uncle and grandfather.

“Doug” was the co-owner, operator of M&T Auto Electric and also the owner of Taylor Auto Parts. He was a jack of all trades including dry wall and lathe work. Mr. Taylor was of the Baptist faith. He loved tinkering and working on cars and fishing. He called his loving wife “Big Ma” and was well thought og by his family.

“Doug” is survived by his wife of 69 years, Mrs. Virginia Walker Taylor of Staley, NC, two daughters, Pamela T. Seekins (Michael Stephen) of Ramseur and Sherra T. Chedaille (Philippe) of Chapel Hill, NC. Grandchildren, James Taylor Kelly, Michael Dylan Seekins, Laura Angela Seekins, and Liam Henri Chedaille, Robert Seekins, Sarah Seekins, Valentina Chedaille, Edward Chedaille and Katie Lynn Miller. Mr. Taylor is also survived by three brothers, Donald Taylor, John Taylor, and Ronald Taylor.

The graveside service will be Thursday, September 14th, at 2 PM at Chatham Memorial Park. Officiated by Reverend Jim Wall.

Smith & Buckner Funeral Home is serving the Taylor family.

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