Sammie Carl Taylor, 58, of Elizabethton, passed away at his residence on Monday, November 12, 2012.
He was a native of Detroit, Mich., and a son of the late Carl A. and Marjorie Brockwell Taylor.
Mr. Taylor was a veteran of the U.S. Army and was of the Baptist faith.
Survivors include his wife, Brenda; two stepsons, Brian Fields of Johnson City and Nelson Britt of Piney Flats; two sisters, Vickie Cox and her husband Tom of Kingsport and Diane Taylor of Piney Flats; three brothers, Gregory Taylor and Larry Taylor and his wife Michelle, all of Johnson City, and Ronnie Taylor; and several nieces and nephews.
Graveside services for Mr. Taylor will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, November 16, at Mountain Home National Cemetery with Pastor Ronald Edwards officiating. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers. Interment will follow the service. Military Honors will be accorded at the graveside. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial contributions be made to Southside Baptist Church Mission Center, 2103 Wheeler Street, Johnson City, TN 37604. Online condolences may be sent to the family via www.morrisbaker.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Morris-Baker Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, (423) 282-1521.