Robert Joel Taylor

Born: Thu., Jul. 30, 1931
Died: Mon., Feb. 14, 2011

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Robert Joel “Bobby Joe” Taylor, age 79, of Greensboro, GA formerly of Union Point, went home to heaven Monday, February 14, 2011 at St. Mary’s Hospice in Bogart. Born in the Robinson Community of Taliaferro County on July 30, 1931, he was the son of the late Patrick Mel Taylor and Susie Mae Andrews Taylor. He attended school in Taliaferro County and on October 5, 1962 he married the former Frances Harper. He was a heavy equipment operator for the Greene County Road Department. Bobby Joe loved to fish, play the guitar, sing and work around farm animals. He was preceded in death by his wife, Sara Frances Harper Taylor; a daughter, Mary Louise Taylor; and siblings, R. O. Taylor, Melba Ogletree and Patrick M. Taylor, Jr.; He is survived by two daughters, Sarah (Fernando) Martinez of Greensboro, GA and Susanne (Neil) Griffin of Greensboro, GA; grandchildren, Jessica (Blake) Boivin of Ft. Stewart, GA, Julie (Sam) Buford of Greensboro, GA, Joshua Griffin of Greensboro, GA, Victoria Martinez of Greensboro, GA and Nicholas Martinez of Greensboro, GA; two great grandchildren, Gabriella Boivin of Ft. Stewart, GA and Mackenzie Buford of Greensboro, GA; and many other relatives and friends. Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, February 17, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. at the Union Point Worship Center, 208 Lamb Avenue, Union Point, GA 30669 with Rev. Dennis Mitchell, Dr. David Fletcher and Rev. Ron Smith officiating. Interment will follow in the Greenlawn Cemetery, Rhodes Street, Union Point, GA 30669. Serving as pallbearers are Mark Higdon, Ralph Flynt, Jamey Griffin, Michael Brown, Larry Meeks, Leonard McElhannon and Richard Tolbert. The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Wednesday night at Callaway Funeral Home. Callaway Funeral Home, 208 N. Rhodes Street, Union Point, GA 30669 (706) 486-4138, is in charge of local arrangements. Visit us at to sign the online guest register.

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Angie Johnson-Hamm
   Posted Tue February 15, 2011
Thinking of all of you at this time of loss.

Charles Bryan
   Posted Tue February 15, 2011
Your family is in my thoughts and prayers.

Lynn & Darryl Kitchens
   Posted Tue February 15, 2011
Prayers for your family during this difficult time.

mr & mrs harvey price
   Posted Tue February 15, 2011
susanne so sorry for your loss you and your family are in our prayers

cathy & Greg Murphy
   Posted Tue February 15, 2011
So Sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers will be with you all in your time of sorrow.

   Posted Tue February 15, 2011
Praying for you and your entire family. With deepest sympathy, Carlene Noggle and family

Wanda McCannon
   Posted Tue February 15, 2011
Rest in peace Mr. Bobby Joe. You and Ms. Frances are together with the Lord now. May God bless and be with all the family. You all are in my prayers.

Tim, Marie, Cassie and Kellie Burden
   Posted Wed February 16, 2011
We were so sorry to hear about Mr. Bobby Joe. He was always such a NICE MAN. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him. We pray that God gives you all comfort in the days ahead.

Stacy & Sally Adams
   Posted Wed February 16, 2011
So sorry to hear about your loss. He was such a sweet man and will be missed by many. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Robert Dowdy
   Posted Wed February 16, 2011
I was so sorry to hear of your loss. Bobby Joe was a good friend and he will be missed by all who knew him.

Brenda Lindsey
   Posted Thu February 17, 2011
You are in our thoughts and prayers. May the Lord be with you during this difficult time. Brenda Lindsey & Family

Teresa Churchwell
   Posted Mon February 21, 2011
Deepest sympathy to each family member. He was blessed with a wonderful family to share wisdom and happy memories. Keeping you in our thoughts and prayers. Sincerely, Barry and Teresa Churchwell

Wanda McCannon
   Posted Mon February 21, 2011
Dear Sara, Susanne ^ Family, I am so sorry about Mr. Bobby Joe. I know though that he is in heaven with Ms. Frances and they are so happy now. You are in my prayers.

hoyt lindsey
   Posted Tue February 22, 2011
Bobby and I worked together at the Egg termal in greensboro for a few years.Iran the night shift there.Bobby was and is a good man.I hated to here of his passing.He will be missed greatly. Hoyt Lindsey

Linda Yearwood Barrington
   Posted Thu February 24, 2011
I am sorry for your loss.May God & your precious memories give you peace & comfort.