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William “W. C.” Hudson, Jr.

05/23/1967 ~ June 14, 2019

Services will be held: June 18, 2019

William Ray Hart

September 25, 1932 ~ June 13, 2019

Services will be held: June 17, 2019

Eric C. Levesque

09/13/1973 ~ June 9, 2019

Services will be held: June 17, 2019

Alex Nathaniel Truelove

06/23/1993 ~ June 11, 2019

Services will be held: June 16, 2019

Joseph Bennett Rucker

October 26, 1954 ~ June 11, 2019

Services will be held: June 15, 2019

Thomas Richard Barbour

November 23, 1925 ~ June 10, 2019

Services will be held: June 14, 2019

Jo-Anne Lineback McAllister

September 23, 1930 ~ June 10, 2019

Services will be held: June 14, 2019

Janet D. Hickman

12/04/1953 ~ 06/30/2018

Services will be held: June 29, 2019

Henry Franklin Taylor, Jr.

11/20/1951 ~ 09/25/2018

Mr. Henry Franklin Taylor, Jr. died unexpectedly yet peacefully Tuesday, September 25, 2018, at his home in Raleigh, NC at the age of 66. Henry is survived by his wife, Catherine “Cathi” Tyndall Taylor; and son, Matthew Lee Taylor and his wife Kwon of Port Adelaide, Australia. Henry is preceded in death by his father Henry Franklin Taylor and his mother Violet Newsome of Goldsboro, NC; sister, Frankie Taylor of Goldsboro, NC. Henry was born on November 20th, 1951. He graduated Goldsboro High School in 1970. He served in the US Army from 1971-1972 receiving the National Defense Service Medal as a rifle sharpshooter. Henry met Cathi at a law firm in Goldsboro and they married on December 21st, 1980. Henry was a hardware engineer at the North Carolina State University Nanofabrication Facility for 32 years before retiring Feb 1, 2017. Most importantly, Henry knew the love of Jesus and is now free in his glorious presence.
A memorial service is scheduled for Saturday, September 29th at Bryan-Lee Funeral Home at 1200 Benson Rd. Garner, NC 27529 at 10am, with a visitation time afterward. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Henry’s life and God’s eternal care for him. Flowers and condolences may be sent to the funeral home.



After the Service

Bryan-Lee Funeral Home, Garner



10:00 AM

Bryan-Lee Funeral Chapel, Garner


  1. Nancy Faircloth

    Cathi – so very sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Love ya, Nancy F.

  2. Sharon Guidry

    Such a sweet kind man. It was my privilege to work with Mr. Taylor at NC State. My heartfelt prayers and condolences go out to the family.

  3. Scott Ashby

    I only knew Henry for a very brief time before he retired from NCSU, but he always made time to stop and have a friendly chat even on the busiest of days. Please accept my deepest condolences for your family’s loss.

  4. Marcio Cerullo

    I worked with Henry for many years. Henry will be remembered by his open heart to help others at any time. I am very sorry for your loss. My thoughts are with your family.

  5. Michael DeAngury

    I knew Henry from my involvement with the band Warehouse in Goldsboro, NC. Henry was always very kind and willing to lend a helping hand. I will always remember his easy going manner and gentle nature. Prayers for his family and many friends.

  6. Kimberly Miskiewicz

    We are grieving with you, Cathi! Henry will be so missed. But at the same time we are rejoicing in the hope of our salvation through Jesus, knowing Henry is in his loving arms!

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