Glenn Donald Taylor, Sr, age 83, of Wilmington, passed away on Sunday, July 18, 2021, at his home, in the warm embrace of his family.
He was born on September 19, 1937, the son of Lacey Allen Taylor and Allie Mae James Taylor.
Glenn served his country with honor and distinction as a Chief Petty Officer in the United States Navy, until his retirement in 1974.
He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Elaine McGuire Taylor, who he was married to for 63 years. Three daughters, Brenda Hebert and husband, Tony, Polly Clawson and husband, David, Catherine Hill and husband, Buck, and son Glenn Taylor, Jr.
Seven grandchildren who were the light of his life; Spencer Hebert, Christopher Clawson, Kerah Clawson, Garrett Taylor, Emily Taylor, Megan Ellis-Sansone and husband, Gary and Lindsey Hill and niece Beth Luquette.
Glenn was preceded in death by his parents, brother, Lewis Taylor and nephew, Milton McGuire.
Family and friends will gather for a Chapel Service at 1:00pm on Saturday, July 24, 2021, at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, 4000 Monroe Hwy., Ball, LA, 71405. In recognition of Glenn’s honorable and faithful service to his country the United States Navy Honor Guard will render Military Honors, his casket will be draped with an American Flag.
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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 S.41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403. 910-791-9099.