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Donald Gabe Taylor

November 10, 1958 ~ November 4, 2023 (age 64) 64 Years Old

Donald Taylor Obituary

For I am now ready to be offered, and the time of my departure is at hand.

I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith.

II Timothy4:6-7

Donald Taylor, affectionately known as “Gator”, was born on November 10, 1958, to the late Moses Clemmons and Margaret Taylor in Greenville, North Carolina. He departed his earthly life peacefully on Saturday, November 04, 2023, surrounded by his loved ones at home.

Donald was known as “Gator” by his family and friends. He was educated in Pitt County Schools. Gator was full of love, kindness, and compassion. He displayed his love by offering a helping hand to anyone in the community. He had love for all, never met a stranger. He connected with the young, the middle age and the elderly. In Gator’s spare time, he loved playing cards, listening to music, spending time with his wife, his three daughters and the joy of life, his grandchildren.

Gator was preceded in death by one sister Bertha Taylor and one brother Van Holly.

He leaves to cherish his memories a loving wife, Pamela Taylor of the home. Three daughters, Kendra(William) Sheppard of Winterville, NC, Doniesha (Donald)Edwards of Raleigh, NC and Angel Taylor of Fayetteville, NC; three sisters, Gerldine Vaas of Washington, DC, Jerlen Jones of Greenville, NC and Deborah Parker(twin) of Greenville, NC.; two brothers, James Holly of Winterville, NC and Micheal Taylor(Karla) of Upper Marlboro, Md. Seven special grandchildren that he loved dearly, Khalia Edwards, Dezavion Sheppard, Jyquavion Spruill, Jyquantae Spruill, Ke’Nijah Sheppard, Ka’Myla Harris and K’Summer Chesson. One uncle Frank Taylor and one aunt Della Bell, both of Greenville, NC. A mother -in-law, Susette Sheppard of Greenville, NC, two brother- in- laws, two sister- in- laws, a host of nieces, nephews, relatives  and dear friends.

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Open Viewing
November 12, 2023

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Philippi Church of Christ
3760 Philippi Circle
Greenville, NC 27834

Celebration of Life
November 12, 2023

2:00 PM
Philippi Church of Christ
3760 Philippi Circle
Greenville, NC 27834


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