Dr. S. Craig Taylor, of Monroe, 64, passed away on Feb. 16, 2019. He was born in Anderson, South Carolina to the late Ralph B. Taylor, Jr. and the late L.O. Blake Pruitt Taylor. He was preceded in death by his sister, the late Lynn Taylor Faller.
Surviving are: Wife, Kathy Bumgarner Taylor, of Monroe; Daughters, Kelly Taylor, of Charlotte, North Carolina, Kristen Taylor, of Monroe; Brother and Sister-in-Law, Keith and Gina Taylor, of Monroe; Brother-in-Law, Tom Faller, of Lawrenceville; two Boykin Spaniels, Oakley and Molly; Numerous Cousins.
Craig was a devoted family man and loved hunting with his Boykin spaniels. He was a long time member of the First Baptist Church of Monroe. As a community leader, he served on the Monroe City Council, Water, Light, and Gas Commission, and the Walton Development Authority. He also served as past president of the Monroe Rotary Club. He was an Eagle Scout with Troop 81 in Monroe and later served on the Executive Board of Directors of the N.E.Ga. Boy Scout Council.
In his near 40 year career as a dentist in Monroe, he provided care to thousands of patients. He served on the board of directors of the Georgia Dental Association and was past president of the Eastern District.
A Memorial Service was held on Wednesday, Feb. 20 at the Monroe First Baptist Church with Dr. Todd Ware officiating. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made in honor of Dr. S. Craig Taylor to the American Heart Association (www.heart.org), the Boykin Spaniel Rescue (www.boykinspanielrescue.org) or Extra Special People (www.extraspecialpeople.com) Also please email any stories, memories, or pictures to the family at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Meadows Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.