Robert Steven Taylor

Posted at 4:38 PM on May 15, 2019


Robert Steven Taylor, 70, of Statesville, N.C., passed away at his home Monday May 13, 2019.Mr. Taylor was born May 21, 1948 to the late Robert Elmore Taylor and Betty Sue Bumgarner.

Mr. Taylor attended South River Baptist Church and was a member of the Gamewell Fire Department. In addition to his parents, Mr. Taylor was preceded in death by two sons, Steven Brian Taylor and Christopher Scott Taylor.

Mr. Taylor is survived by his wife, Kathy Stewart of Statesville; aughter Shannon Adams (Daniel) of Stony Point; two brothers, Gary Taylor (Vickie) of Calabash, N.C., and Tim Taylor (Vonnie) of Dudley Shoals, N.C. Mr. Taylor is also survived by his beloved dog “Chipper.”

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, May 16, 2019, at 1:30 p.m. at New Sterling A.R.P. Church in Stony Point with burial to follow in the church cemetery. A visitation with family and friends will be held at the church following the services. The Reverends Tim Watson of New Sterling A.R.P and Chris Thompson of South River Baptist Church will be officiating the services.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Mission Funds of New Sterling A.R.P. Church and South River Baptist Church.

Condolences may be sent to the Taylor family at

Chapman Funeral Home is honored to be assisting the Family of Mr. Robert Steven Taylor.

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