James Daniel Taylor Sr.

Published 5:24 pm Monday, November 24, 2008

By Staff
Mr. James Daniel Taylor, Sr., 83, died Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2008, in a Birmingham hospital after an extended illness. He was a native and lifelong resident of Escambia County. He was of the Methodist faith and an U.S. Army veteran. He served as chief deputy sheriff of Escambia County for 12 years and Circuit Clerk of Escambia County for 24 years.
He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Mildred Elliot Taylor of Brewton; two sons, Brent A. Taylor, and James D. (Fran) Taylor Jr., both of Brewton; a daughter, Becky Taylor (Keith) York of Auburn; two grandchildren, Ali Taylor and Luke York; and one step-grandchild, Caleb Kent.
Funeral services were held Saturday, Nov. 22, at 11 a.m. at Brewton First United Methodist Church with Dr. Ed Glaize and The Rev. Thomas Earl Elliott officiating. Burial followed at Bradley Church Cemetery with Williams Memorial Chapel Funeral Home directing.

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