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Rodney Taylor

Rodney Taylor

Sept. 3, 1948-July 14, 2014

Rodney "Rod" S. Taylor, 65, of Taylors, South Carolina, died Monday, July 14, 2014.

Born in Alliance, Nebraska, a son of the late Rev. Sherman and Edna Thompson Taylor, he graduated from Detroit Lakes High School in 1967.

Rodney was a Vietnam veteran and was employed with the Greenville County Recreation. He was an avid ham radio operator KK4HXA.

Surviving are his wife of 45 years, Julie York Taylor; a son, Bruce (Jennifer) Taylor; daughters, Tiffani (Brian) Medlin and Raeleen (Michael) Rohde; brothers, Edward and Warren Taylor; and five grandchildren, Alex Taylor, Joshua and Jacob Medlin, Emma and Natalie Rohde.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, July 18 in the Greenville Nazarene Church. The family will receive friends at the Church from 12:45 to 1:45 pm. Entombment will follow in Woodlawn Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Diabetes Foundation.

The Mackey Mortuary is serving the family. Condolences may be made on line at