James Charles Taylor, 75, of Pennsboro, W.Va., departed this life on May 13, 2013, at Belmont, W.Va.
He was born on April 4, 1938, in Pennsboro, W.Va., a son of the late Ray Rex Taylor and Garnet Meredith Taylor.
Jim was a United States Navy veteran and retired from the West Virginia ABC store of Pennsboro after 22 years of service. He was a member of Pennsboro Church of Christ, Parkersburg Coin Club and Blennerhassett Stamp Club. Jim enjoyed farming, building furniture and remodeling homes. He was a collector of many things, and was a person who did not know a stranger, finding someone to talk to everywhere he went.
Jim is survived by his wife, Sheila Licot Taylor; sons, Dale W. Taylor, Pennsboro, Lane B. Taylor, Hamilton, Ohio, and Kenneth E. Taylor, Pennsboro; daughters, Patience R. Hilvers, Pennsboro, Lena T. Bolen, Pennsboro, and Kristie D. Adams, Ellenboro, W.Va.; 15 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Melanie R. Taylor; and a brother, Roger Taylor.
A celebration of Jim's life will be 3-8 p.m. Thursday at McCullough-Rogers Funeral Home, with burial in Taylor Cemetery at the convenience of the family.
Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.mcculloughraiguelfuneralhome.com