William “Bill” J. Taylor III November 4, 1942 - June 19, 2021

William “Bill” J. Taylor III, 78 of Pisgah Forest passed away at his home on June 19, 2021.  He was born in Wilson, NC to the late William J. Taylor II and Eleanor Matilda Townsend Taylor. He was also preceded in death by his loving wife, Linda Baker Taylor in 2011.

Mr. Taylor was of the Methodist faith and lived in Indiantown, FL, Torrance, CA and Maggie Valley, NC prior to settling in Pisgah Forest, NC.  He graduated with a BS degree in Aeronautical Engineering from Embry Riddle Aeronautical Institute.  He worked for 28 years with Pratt & Whitney Aircraft/United Technologies.  In his free time, he enjoyed music, playing the piano, painting, and sculpting.  He was gifted in many areas.

Private services will be held at a late date.


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