Joe Taylor, age 81, of Mineola, passed away Saturday, February 2, 2019, in Tyler. Joe was born in Mineola on March 19, 1937, to the late Wesley and Minnie Agnes Dowdy Taylor.
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Joe was a retired Machinist for General Electric, a member of New Hope Baptist Church in Mineola, where he also served as superintendent of the Sunday school, a union representative, and a Mason.
He was preceded in death by parents, Wesley and Minnie Taylor; wife, Emma Lois Binford Taylor; brothers, Wesley Taylor and Jim Taylor; and sister, Doreen Jobst.
He is survived by his daughters, Libby Taylor-DeLeon and Christy Taylor-Fajerson; sons, Chad Taylor and Josh Taylor and his wife, Tamyla Taylor; grandchildren, Chaney Fajerson, Chaz Fajerson, Wesley DeLeon, Emme Taylor, Cecil Taylor and Cavin Taylor; great-grandchildren, Camryn Fajerson; sisters-in-law, Louetta Thompson, Bettye Taylor, Nancy Taylor and Charolette Binford; brother-in-law, Ross Binford and many nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, February 5th, 2019 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Beaty Funeral Home, 5320 S. State Hwy. 37 Mineola, TX 75773. Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, February 6th, 2019 at New Hope Baptist Church, 3855 FM 1801 Mineola, Texas 75773 at 2:00 pm, with Bro. Michael Mize and Bro. James Schaffer conducting.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Hospice of East Texas, 4111 University Blvd, Tyler, TX 75701, 903-266-3400, https://www.hospiceofeasttexas.org/.