Bom-Wrapper

SAMUEL TAYLOR

SAMMIE

Thursday, July 19th, 1928 Wednesday, February 19th, 2020

Sign in to the Family Interactive Login

The Family Interactive feature enhances An Amazing Life. Authorized family members can securely access their loved one's memorial website settings at any time.

Share Book of Memories with a Friend

Please enter the name and email details so that we can send your friend a link to the online tribute. No names or addresses will be collected by using this service.

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

To share your memory on the wall of SAMMIE, sign in using one of the following options:

Sign in with Facebook

OR

Or sign in with your email address

Your condolence has been posted successfully

Provide comfort for the family by sending flowers or planting a tree in memory of SAMMIE.

No Thanks

Contact Funeral Home

Please enter your question / comment below:

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

Obituary

Obituary for SAMMIE

Sammie (Sam) Lee Taylor

Born July 19, 1928 in Atmore Alabama. As a young adult he left Alabama, settling in Columbus, Ohio working for Liberty Motors Company. There he met and married Sara Anderson in 1959 and they had two children, Shawn and Steven.

He was called to service in 1952 and he chose the U.S. Air Force. He was able to travel the world to such exotic locations as England, Greenland, Japan, Germany, Holland, Labrador, Libya and Africa and various states across the U.S. Sam retired from the Air Force after 23 years and established his home in Lancaster, CA. He worked with most of the aerospace companies on many major contracts and retired from Northrop Grumman in 1997 as a Government Furnished Equipment (GFE) Specialist. He also worked for Air Canada, Boeing & Rockwell. As you can see, he was well versed in the Aerospace industry!

Sam was a member of Grace Chapel and enjoyed serving as usher to the congregation for many years. Until his health failed, he boasted that in over 15 years he had only missed 2 Sundays’ to serve.

He was an active Neighborhood Block Watch Captain and welcomed many new neighbors to the community. Sam loved working on his vintage cars, gardening, hosting BBQ’s and dabbling in the stock market. He was well loved and respected by all who knew him.

He was preceded in death by his mother Lucy Turntine, father Almer Johnson, Sister Amanda Bell Stallworth, Brothers Lloyd Stallworth, Hercules Stallworth and Kenneth Turntine. Wife of 58 years, Sara Taylor. Beloved sons Steven and Shawn Taylor and Uncles Joe Taylor, Otha Taylor, James Lawyer Taylor, Aunt Mary Taylor.


He leaves to cherish his memory, his sister Mary Alice Hudson (Atmore, AL), Daughter Cheryl Abercrombie (Reynoldsburg, OH), Granddaughter Tiffany Butcher, Grandson James Sanford Jr. Great Grandchildren Daijah Frazier & Darius Butcher (all of Columbus, OH). Godchildren: LC Gunn, Betty Gunn Donahue, Alice Dunn, Sadie Kemper & Bershay Gunn. Special Cousin Odell Taylor and Niece Sheila Richardson. A host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

To plant a memorial tree in honor of SAMMIE, please visit our Heartfelt Sympathies Store.
Read Less

Service Details

  • Service

    Saturday, February 29th, 2020 | 1:00pm
    Grace Chapel
    44648 15th Street West
    LANCASTER, CA
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Saturday, February 29th, 2020
    1:00pm
    Grace Chapel 44648 15th Street W Lancaster, CA 93534
    Officiant
    CHRIS JOHNSON

Photos & Videos

Photo Album

Upload up to 10 images at a time, max 8MB each

Subscribe to Updates

We encourage you to share any memorable photos or stories about SAMMIE. All tributes placed on and purchased through this memorial website will remain on in perpetuity for generations.

Tribute Wall

Private Condolence
Would you like to attach a photo or video to your condolence?

No video recorded.

Honor the life of SAMMIE by planting a memorial tree.
Planted in the area of greatest need
PC

PANDELIS CHRYSSOSTOMIDES

Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Pandelis Chryssostomides Family, and Staff
Flower Image

Memorial Flowers Purchased

PANDELIS CHRYSSOSTOMIDES purchased flowers for the family of SAMMIE.
Comment | Posted at 05:16pm via Floral Arrangements
Loading...

Why light a candle?

This is why you should light a candle..

Share by: