SOUTHPORT — Karl Stewart Taylor, Sr., died Saturday, August 27, 2021. He was 88 years old.
His most loved survivors are his loving wife of 66 years, Lois; daughters, Leslie and Robin of Southport; and his son Karl, Jr. of Savannah, Ga; his four grandchildren, Grace of New Haven, CT, Maxwell of southern, CA, Karl, III and Jameson, both of FL.
Karl was a lover of dogs, six Westies and the Scottie Chase that woke him up everyday at five o’clock. He gave treats to neighborhood dogs every morning.
Karl graduated from Bentley School of Accounting and a masters from the University of Chicago. He was a master tax man. He moved 16 times in his professional life and held different positions for several companies.
Karl grew up in Westport, CT and organized all of his high school reunions. He owned and operated two Inn’s, one in Sugar Hill, NH and renovated a lovely house in New Bern, NC that became a Bed and Breakfast. Karl served in the US Army during then Korean Conflict. Karl was most proud when he was able to complete the Sunday crossword puzzle in the New York Times in ink; it always made his week a good one.
A memorial service will be held at 2:00 pm on Monday, September 6, 2021 at Trinity United Methodist Church in Southport.
Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.peacocknewnamwhite.com for the Taylor family.
Peacock – Newnam & White Funeral and Cremation Service, Southport, North Carolina.