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William "Toby" Kenneth Taylor

November 28, 1941 — April 18, 2023

WILLIAM “TOBY” KENNETH TAYLOR, 81, beloved husband of Mildred Huff Taylor, passed away Tuesday, April 18, 2023, in Augusta University Hospital.

A native of Danville, GA, Toby was a son of the late William J. and Carliss Payne Taylor.  He was a veteran of the U.S. Army.  Toby lived in Augusta for 23 years before moving to Aiken in 1992.  He worked as a furnace control operator at Owens Corning Fiberglass, retiring after 23 years.  He was a member of North Aiken Church of God.

Survivors, in addition to his wife, Mildred, include a son, Timmy Taylor, Martinez, GA; a daughter, Sabrina White (Randy), Evans, GA; step-daughters, Cathy Cumbee (James), Ridge Spring, Ruth Ann Key, Bath; a step-son, John W. Davis (Jane), Warrenville; a sister, Ruelene Brown, Warrenville; grandsons, Shaun Taylor (Stephanie), Ron White; step-grandchildren, Jay Cumbee, Jason Cumbee, Sara Feagin, Lisa Hall, James Cook, Buddy Cook, Shannon Key; a number of great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, Toby was preceded in death a step-daughter, Daisy Mae Walker, four brothers, Donnie Taylor, Bobby Taylor, Fred Taylor, Greg Taylor.

The family will receive friends Thursday morning, April 20th beginning at 10 o’clock at Shellhouse – Rivers Funeral Home.  The funeral service will follow at 11 o’clock with interment in Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church Cemetery, Ridge Spring with Military Honors.  The Rev. Vollie Gibbs will officiate. 

Pallbearers will be Jason Cumbee, James Cumbee, Sr., James Cumbee III, Abigail Cumbee, Randy White, Shaun Taylor.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be directed to Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church, 164 Mt. Pleasant Rd., Ridge Spring, SC 29129.           

SHELLHOUSE – RIVERS FUNERAL HOME, 715 EAST PINE LOG RD., AIKEN, SC

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Thursday, April 20, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

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Aiken, SC 29803

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Thursday, April 20, 2023

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715 E Pine Log Rd
Aiken, SC 29803

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Thursday, April 20, 2023

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Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church Cemetery

Church Rd
Ridge Spring, SC 29129

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