Robert D. Taylor JR
Robert Donald Taylor Jr.
  • 75 years old
  • Date of birth: Sep 25, 1938
  • Place of birth:
    Kansas City, Missouri, United States
  • Date of passing: Jul 8, 2014
  • Place of passing:
    San Bernadino, California, United States
Let the memory of Robert Donald Taylor Jr. be with us forever. Services were held on Thursday, July 17, 2014 at 10am ~University Seventh-Day Adventist Church 1135 W. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90037 universitysdamedia.org

This memorial website was created in memory of our loved one,
ELDER ROBERT DONALD TAYLOR JR.
75 years old. Sunrise~September 25, 1938  Sunset~July 8, 2014.

He was surrounded by His family, son Robby, daughter Jan and niece Kim
at the time that he took his last breath on earth.
We gently placed our hands on him as he made his transition
into his final rest. He was not alone.
WE WILL REMEMBER HIM FOREVER THRU HIS MUSIC AND SONG
and our fond memories.

Please share your stories, condolences, photos, songs, memories and messages for the family here.  We appreciate all of the love, encouragement, prayers and support from each of you during this difficult time. 

universitysdamedia.org streamed the service live (Now Archieved to view)

Robert Donald Taylor Jr's service streamed live from: 
University Seventh-Day Adventist Church at 10 am, Thursday, July 17, 2014
universitysdamedia.org

The viewing of Robert Taylor Jr.
Angelus Funeral Home
3875 Crenshaw Blvd,
Los Angeles, CA 90008
(323) 296-6666

 

Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by M T on 27th September 2016

"Wish my Daddy was here!!! Missing him on this our Birthday month.....See you in the Kingdom Father God with my earthly father you gifted me Lord. Thank you Lord Father God for my Daddy for 49 years. To God be the glory!!!!!!"

This tribute was added by Jan Taylor on 8th July 2016

"Remembering my Father on the 2nd anniversary of his passing.
I am so Grateful for his music Ministry that he left for us. He left us The Gift of his Love for Christ in song. He chose each song that he recorded for a reason. Because the lyrics reflected a better place and for something for us to look forward to...songs of hope, songs of the Love of Jesus. I thank God for that."

This tribute was added by M T on 19th June 2016

"Fathers Day 2016, Missing my Daddy beyond measure but joy cometh in the morning.....Trust in Gods promises and know that God is our ultimate father and Daddy lived a life worthy of God and was well lived. I am sure he will hear Well Done Thy Good and Faithful Servant......AMEN!!"

This tribute was added by Jan Taylor on 9th August 2015

"My Father was not a saint. He was a sinner.  
But I was reminded of these passages over in the BIBLE-Good Book.
Luke 15: 7 & 10, 15:7 "I say unto you, that likewise joy shall be in heaven over one sinner that repenteth, more than over ninety and nine just persons, which need no repentance." 10 "Likewise, I say unto you, there is joy in the presence of the angels of God over one sinner that repenteth."

My Father repented and repented over and over again, bringing joy to heaven many many times.  I just thought about that  :)

God Bless and help us all."

This tribute was added by Daisy Martin-Stephens (Bauer) on 11th July 2015

"I only just saw the obituary for Mr Taylor today while reading the Pacific Union Recorder.  What a wonderful musical inspiration he was to us all!  He was our choir teacher at SUA when I was a student in 1972.  Truly enjoyed the pictures his family have posted for our view.  I lost my mother and father too and I can only say, love and good memories never go away!  My heart felt grief for the Taylor family.  Mr. Taylor was an amazing musician, teacher and friend to everyone he met.  He had a sense of humor that always made me smile!"

This tribute was added by M T on 8th July 2015

"I year ago Daddy fell asleep in Jesus, I pray we will all be reunited in that Great Gettin Up Morning.....Sleep Well Daddy, in a twinkling of an eyes you will made anew and Jesus will call you forth and he will say Well done thy good and faithful servant....... I can not wait to see My Jesus Face and Dapper Daddy with no pains or old age and a new pep in his step. Sweet Slumber Daddy, Sweet Slumber...... Wish you were here to go on my trip to General Conference....got it from you.....Taking the Saints to SDA Mecca....Sigh.....Good Night my King Daddy....."

This tribute was added by Jan Taylor on 21st June 2015

"HAPPY FATHER'S DAY DADDY.
Thank you for leaving us a beautiful body of music to enjoy after you passed on to your slumbering rest.  Until that Great Getting Up Morning..."

This tribute was added by Ariom Tay on 25th September 2014

"Today would have been Daddy's 76th Birthday......and Janis also shared Daddy's special day being born right on his special day. Hope she is feeling his presences on their special day. Sleep Well Daddy as we do not have long left on this earth. Then you can tell God all of your troubles and that the road was rocky!!!!"

This tribute was added by Jan Taylor on 9th September 2014

"LaViva Primm:
Lisa Taylor Velasquez, Our hearts go out to you. LaRonda and I were just recalling fond memories of you and your dear family.
July 10 at 2:35pm · Like · 1

Lisa Taylor Velasquez:
Thanks girl! Ya I'm being flooded with memories now too!
July 10 at 3:04pm · Like

Telecia Cooke:
You showed love when he was with you.... This should bring peace ....no regrets....God be with you and your entire family
July 10 at 5:03pm · Like · 1

Darleen Jackson:
So sorry Lisa, I was one of the choir members who went to Europe with your dad in 1969. He was a great choir leader and pastor. Condolences to you and your family.
July 10 at 7:52pm · Like · 1

Lisa Taylor Velasquez:
Thank you Darleen.
July 10 at 8:25pm · Like"

This tribute was added by Jan Taylor on 9th September 2014

"EVEN MORE NOTES FROM FACEBOOK:

Nancy Thornton:
So sorry to hear about your dad! My prayers are that you will be comforted with the promise of seeing him again. Big hug, my friend!!
July 8 at 7:36pm · Like · 1

Aileen Alcala De Santiago <3
July 8 at 7:47pm · Like · 1

Michael James Carducci Jr.:
sorry for your loss.
July 8 at 7:50pm · Like · 1

Huley Morgan:
Lisa so sorry for the loss of your Dad,prayers for you.
July 9 at 3:31am · Like · 1

Sherri Verzosa:
My condolences .
July 9 at 5:08am · Like · 1

Jeffrey Dahunan:
Lisa we miss you and your family. So sorry to hear about your Dad. Condolences.
July 9 at 7:46am · Like · 1

Nadeen T. Ruiz :
I'm so sorry for your loss, Lisa. Thank you for sharing this wonderful picture of you and your father with us all. Sending love, Nadeen
July 9 at 8:04am · Like · 1

Stella Fuller:
Lisa, I am sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my prayers. May God bless you and your family with all the love and comfort you need as you go through this difficult time.
July 9 at 11:20am · Like · 1

Andrea Ledesma:
Lisa I'm truly sorry for your loss. My thought and prayers are with you and your family.
July 9 at 11:39am · Like · 1

Ruth Blandon:
I'm so very sorry, Lisa. Thinking of you and your family.
July 9 at 3:24pm · Like · 1

Araceli Alonso:
I'm sorry for your loss Lisa. My thought and prayers are with you and your family.with love your friend
July 9 at 6:11pm · Like · 1

Christopher Dent Hi Lisa, sorry to hear about the lost of your father. We will keep you and your family in prayer.
July 10 at 6:16am · Like · 1"

This tribute was added by Jan Taylor on 9th September 2014

"MORE NOTES FROM FACEBOOK

Paula Dudley:
Lisa, I am so sorry for the loss of your dad. I had the privilege of having him as my and University Church choir and handbell choir director. He was a wonderful man. My prayers are continuously with you and your family. xoxo
July 8 at 4:48pm · Unlike · 2

Desiree Mcalpin-webb:
Lisa so sorry. Your dad was a lovely lovely man and I have so many great memories of him. You guys are in my prayers! He was an amazing gift. Love to you and yours!
July 8 at 4:49pm · Unlike · 2

Amanda de la Vega
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rfXmFJ-lXEY
Play Video
Josh Garrels - Farther Along (@JoshGarrels)
Genre: Folk, Singer/Songwriter, Acoustic In this brilliant acoustic song
July 8 at 4:51pm · Like · 1

Marlene Wilson:
Lisa, you look so much like Robert. Hold on to beautiful memories. Love you
July 8 at 5:41pm · Like · 1

Paul Velasquez:
sorry for your loss
July 8 at 5:47pm · Like · 1

Beverly McGhee:
So sorry to hear about Uncle Robert. All of you (my cousins) are in my thoughts and prayers. Let me know if you need anything!
July 8 at 5:52pm · Like · 1

Rosie Gil-Robles:
So sorry for your loss.
July 8 at 6:07pm · Like · 1

Joelyn Nwagbara:
My condolences.. He was also my choir director.. and i was looking forward to him coming back to Uni.... my prayers are with you all
July 8 at 6:36pm · Like · 1

Kimberly Hill-Taylor:
I'm sorry for your loss. Praying for you
July 8 at 7:04pm · Unlike · 2

Kimberly Renee:
I'm so sorry on the loss of your Dad! Prayers go out to u & your sisters during this sorrowful time.
July 8 at 7:25pm · Like · 1"

This tribute was added by Debbie Neighbor on 1st September 2014

"My condolences go out to the family and friends of Robert.  From reading about him I know he will be missed and was loved by many.  No matter what, it can truly be said that death is an enemy and soon it will be brought to nothing (1Cor. 15:26).  I have found much comfort in the Bibles promise of a resurrection hope of our loved ones at John 5:28, 29 and hope you will too.  Death was never a part of Gods original purpose, in fact he yearns to soon bring an end to it and the suffering it causes your family and friends.  Revelation 21:4 states: "And he will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things have passed away."  I did not know Robert but I read his obituary and I hope these scriptures will help to bring some comfort knowing that others care.  If you would like to learn more about the Bibles promises and the hope it brings, please feel free to contact me."

This tribute was added by M T on 19th August 2014

"Dana Arceneaux Brathwaite so sorry to hear. praying for your family once again
July 8 at 7:28pm ·
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Trevor Conner My prayers are with you and your family. His remembered fondly.

July 8 at 7:33pm ·
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DrMoira Taylor Thank You so much cousin Dana and Uncle Trevor Conner

July 8 at 7:34pm · Like
Scott Lyles I'm sorry for your loss, sending thoughts of love, peace, and healing to you and your family. May light perpetual shine on your father.

July 8 at 7:35pm · Edited · Unlike · 1
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DrMoira Taylor Thank You so much please call your dad Wilson and pass the news along Scott Lyles

July 8 at 7:50pm · Like
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DrMoira Taylor They were friends

July 8 at 7:50pm · Like · 1
..Scott Lyles I'm speaking to my dad Wilson Lyles now. He sends his condolences and prayers. He holds fond memories of your father, from their childhood in Los Angeles, to their time together at Oakwood, and throughout their lives. My father sang at your parent's wedding, and your father sang at my father's wedding. This past November, your father and my father performed "Milky White Way" together at University Church in Los Angeles. My dad says he is grateful for your father's friendship and he will be greatly missed. My dad said he will contact some of their classmates to let them know of your father's passing.

July 8 at 8:01pm · Unlike · 2
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Tina Boyd Sending

July 8 at 8:26pm · Unlike · 1
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Mittie Dawson-Allen You have my condolences Daneen. This is too much. Know that we are praying for you and your family. Hugs

July 8 at 9:40pm ·
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DrMoira Taylor Thank you all so much.... Mittie Dawson-Allen,Tina and Scott Lyles please give my regards to your dad and thank him...my Dad loved your Dad as well..

July 8 at 9:56pm ·
..Dee Dee Woodson I just left his bedside and he looks peaceful Just think about it! When he opens his eyes again, he will see Jesus

July 8 at 9:59pm ·
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Viveen Brooks May he rest in peace!!

July 8 at 10:40pm ·
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DrMoira Taylor Thank you Viveen Brooks

July 8 at 10:46pm · Like · 1
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Alan Woodson So sorry to hear this. My prayers are with you at this time. I loved your dad very much. He was such an inspiration

July 8 at 11:29pm · Unlike · 1
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Neomai Taione My prayers goes out to you sis, may GOD give you peace and may u be filled with his comforting love in these hard times. Love u sis!

July 8 at 11:50pm · Unlike · 1
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Wyann Vaughn  I felt sad reading this. So long as he's watching from above..."

This tribute was added by M T on 19th August 2014

"Pamela Spears Wright I'm so sorry Daneen. Prayers up.

July 8 at 6:06pm ·
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Lindsay Pollard Daneen, our prayers are with you. So sorry.

July 8 at 6:18pm ·
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Myisha Cherry Oh no sorry auntie D. Hugs & prayers to you & your family.

July 8 at 6:33pm ·
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Keisha Jenkins So sorry for your loss.

July 8 at 6:41pm ·
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Kay Cee Dee I'm so sorry for your loss, Daneen! Praying for your comfort.

July 8 at 6:52pm ·
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April Why So sorry sweetie! Lifting you up in prayer.

July 8 at 6:53pm ·
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Vivian Canson So sorry to hear this Daneen! Praying for you and family!

July 8 at 6:54pm ·
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Liz Kibble So sorry Daneen

July 8 at 6:56pm ·
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Meka Goodman Oh no. This is unbelievable. I know you will pull this.

July 8 at 7:19pm ·
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Stacie Ottley Praying

July 8 at 7:43pm ·
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Robbin Lewis Daneen so so sorry for your loss. God has sent angels of comfort to surround you and your family! Joy cometh in the morning.

July 8 at 8:11pm ·
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Mizzus Brown Oh no!! So sorry...praying for you

July 8 at 8:17pm ·
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Ebony T Holland Soooo sorry for your loss....I know that feeling oh so well. Praying for you and your family.

July 8 at 8:20pm ·
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DrMoira Taylor Thank you Robbin Lewis Mizzus Brown and Ebony T Holland

July 8 at 8:32pm · Like
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Lannis Michelle Douglas Please accept my deepest sympathy from my family to your family. Praying for you.

July 8 at 9:11pm ·
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DrMoira Taylor Thank you Lannis Michelle Douglas

July 8 at 9:27pm ·
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Karima Miller Samuel Oh so sorry for your loss. We are praying for you and your family!!

July 8 at 9:40pm ·
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DrMoira Taylor Thank you Karima Miller Samuel

July 8 at 9:53pm ·
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Patt Casion Continued Prayers to you......and your family

July 8 at 10:36pm ·
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DrMoira Taylor Thank You Soror

July 8 at 10:36pm ·
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Lynda Ward-Stevenson Praying for you now... profoundly sad for you and your family. It only by the grace of God that you will make it through this. My prayers are ascending as we speak. Love you girl.

July 9 at 12:53am ·
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Hellen Taylor Rest in peace my Uncle Pastor Robert Taylor
July 9 at 5:25am ·
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Doc Karen Penniman Lysik God's bite is bigger than death's bite. Many hugs and wishes for peace coming your way.

July 9 at 2:16pm · Unlike · 1
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DrMoira Taylor Thanks Doc Karen Penniman Lysik please make sure Uncle Richard knows and give him my number if he wants to speak to me. I know he wants to be there if his health allows. Daddy wanted him to sing when the time came....well has come...I will in box you..."

This tribute was added by M T on 19th August 2014

"Zoila Robledo OmG! I am so sorry to hear this sweetheart, DrMoira Taylor. Please accept prayers of condolence from the Robledo Family."

This tribute was added by M T on 19th August 2014

"Ebony T Holland

July 9
Today I'm praying for George E. Peters Skip Holland DrMoira Taylor Joy Brown Rick Robins family SaMonna Watts Brayden #teenasprayerchallenge Teena Riley Who are you praying for today?"

This tribute was added by M T on 19th August 2014

"My Words About My Daddy......Stage 5 of the grief process has set in....Daddy now awaits Christ return as he slumbers as a Christian Minister & Pastor of the Gospel of Jesus Christ, A solider in the army of God & Jesus Christ our Savior , who fought a good fight, Baptised many souls for Christ and was a champion for Youth in our World Church of Seventh -Day Adventist and every community he graced with his gifts. All children and youth from all faiths and walks of life were welcome in our home and anywhere he was. As for his music my father was a Prodigy, a truly gifted man of all aspects of music. He was a Musician, a Pianist, Organist, a gifted Soloist, a Recording Artist with several records yes indeed, a Chorus Director, Writer, Arranger and a Orchestra Conductor. He passed on Music to all of his Children as we all sing and two play musical instruments as well as several of the grandchildren. Used instruments were often all over the house as he would find them cheap at pawn shops and yard sales for his youth bands and orchestral emsambles. Sometimes he was so obsessed it drove us nuts. Rehearsals in our home were a constant and the sounds of Classical and Sacred were our sound track of life, in our home. Many groups were formed in our living room. The Inland Empire Choraleers, The Passons, Madrigals, Message and Taylor Made to name a few. Education was also emphasize and pushed heavily. Daddy taught Bible, Math and Music at both the K-12 Academy and University level.
I remember very clearly him teaching Algebra at Loma Linda and because it was a night class and Mommy worked as a nurse in the Loma Linda hospital grave yard shift. Daddy would take us girls to class with him sit us with paper and pencils and instead of us doodling we would write down what he wrote on the board. Janis and I learned math very young and knew algebraic equations at 2 and 3 years of age Lisa was a toddler. It was a blessing when I got to high school I aced algebra, Calculus and Trig and praise God he was there to help me when I had Quantitative Behavioral Science Statistics that class was the vain of my Grad School life. If I had a struggle Daddy was a phone call away to help. A tutor he was as well helping youth of the Church excel as well in their studies. Collectively in our immediate family my father, mother and sisters we have 12 Degrees and Law School is on the horizon for me. And then there is Pathfinders.... Drum and Bugle Corps....Drill Teams Color Guards and The Horses. How many Pathfinders are there who's lives were changed by this club for youth? Daddy was a gifted historian and researcher he would know facts only Jesus knew and his Genealogy work on our family dates back to the 16th Century to Orange Free State South Africa and Yes I am a Royal....LOL. Many family trees have grown because of my fathers research and I hope it helps many find joy and peace in knowing where they came from. God knows whom to place where and it is only now I am seeing just how many peoples lives he touched. God has truly blessed our family even though sometimes it did not seen so. I thank God for the Daddy I was given even though he drove me nuts these last 2.5 years. But I had the last two years with one on one time and now I see the gift I was given. God knows BEST at all times. If I have been given nothing else by my parents I was given JESUS and for that I have been given the gift of Eternal Life if I stay faithful to Gods plans for my life. So Daddy I release you to sleep in Jesus as it is his face you will gaze upon next...when the trump sounds and you are called out of the grave, oh death where is your sting take your rest Daddy...sleep well...cause you have a great gettin up morning to rest for...I pray the words you hear next will be our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ...saying to you. Well Done Thou Good and faithfully Servant!!.....If anyone here reading or hearing this has NOT accepted Christ as their Personal Savior I invite you to do so now, so you too will have the right to the tree of life. Jesus accept your child who may read this and ask for you to come into their heart so that too they can find Peace that passes all understanding in Jesus name amen....Glory to God in the highest!!! Daddy leaves to continue Gods work Moira Daneen, Janis Monee, Lisa Anna Jean, Michael Timothy/Robert Donald Taylor III- Robby and 6 amazing Grandchildren Anthony, Benjamin, Daniel, Sabrina, Sydney and Sofia and a Son in Law Tony(Lisa) and a daughter in law Leslie (Robby) and two sisters and two brothers, cousins, nieces and nephews. Time for Praise and Worship.....I give myself away.....so you can use me...."

This tribute was added by Jan Taylor on 16th August 2014

"Boyz II Men - It's So Hard to Say Goodbye to Yesterday (with lyrics)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dtkbfkmW808"

This tribute was added by Jan Taylor on 16th August 2014

""Lisa Holman-Marsh
July 8 near Morada, CA
My heart is heavy and aching in grief for the Taylor Family who lost their father and "paw paw" today!!! Our families are so intertwined, connected, and deeply rooted that your pain is our pain. Your sadness is our sadness. Your grief is our grief!!! No words thru FB or any other form of social media can convey the love that Gerald and I have for you!!! While you may be feeling weak and defeated and your faith may be weary, lean on us, our faith... We will hold you up so that you may stand and let your soul clarify that The Lord is your portion and be resolved to have hope in Him!!! "Be of good courage, and he shall strengthen your heart all ye that hope in The Lord." Ps. 31:24 — feeling sad with Lesley Medina Taylor and 3 others."


Robby Taylor
Thank you Lisa Holman-Marsh and Gerald your friendship means more than I can say!
July 9 at 7:21am"

This tribute was added by Jan Taylor on 16th August 2014

"Facebook Notes:
Marilyn Jerrels
So sorry for your loss. Lifting the Taylor family as well as you & Gerald in prayer.
July 8 at 5:21pm"

This tribute was added by Jan Taylor on 16th August 2014

"Kim Sherow
Praying for you all.  May the peace of God be upon you and His love surround you. Everything will be alright, it will take some time for all of this to settle in your heart and spirit. There is a time and season for everything in life. Thank God that He is walking with us through all of it every step of the way! God is the lifter of our heads because we look to the hills from whence cometh our help, our help comes from the Lord who made Heaven and Earth amen.  Be encouraged in the Lord as we celebrate the life and legacy of your father. God bless you cousin love you. Be blessed today and always! C u Thursday
July 12th, 11:28am"

This tribute was added by Jan Taylor on 16th August 2014

"Katheryn Jones
Sending you love, and prayers cuzzin......... please let me know if there's anything I can do..... I am so sorry for ur lost.
July 10th, 7:06pm"

This tribute was added by Jan Taylor on 16th August 2014

"Dr Quinton Morris
As you know your father was also a father to me as a child and I always looked up to him for his professionalism... what a great Man of God he was. I will always remember your dad

You have my prayers and u know i love you all very much as my own dear siblings, my sister but I want you to know praying for you and your families strenght....be encouraged !!!
July 9th, 5:17pm"

This tribute was added by Jan Taylor on 16th August 2014

"Stacey Wilder Bronnon
July 8th, 4:23pm

Ohhhhhhh cousin I'm sooooo sorry ! Know I Love You and you are in my prayers ! If you need anything from me please do not hesitate to ask .. Im here if you need anything!!!! Love Stacey"

This tribute was added by Jan Taylor on 16th August 2014

"Freda I. Hill
July 19th, 5:33pm

Hi.  I am so sorry to get to you so late.  I did not realize that your dad had passed.  I don't know how I missed this.  I have not been on FB this summer as much as I usually am.  I had decided that I needed to just disconnect from social media and check in occasionally.  I am so, so sorry.  Our family is quickly dwindling and we need to make sure our connections stay strong.  Please forgive my lapse.  Hope everyone out there is counting on each other for both love and strength.  You have my love and prayers. I know that I am far from you all, but know that you have my support if needed.  Lots of love.   Freda"

This tribute was added by Jan Taylor on 16th August 2014

"Sharon Spears Jones Sorry to hear about your dad. Praying for the family.
July 8 at 4:26pm · Unlike · 2

Karee Dudley Praying for you guys. Love you.
July 8 at 5:14pm · Unlike · 2

Marlene Wilson He will always be with you in memory and in your heart. So sorry for your loss. Love to all
July 8 at 5:38pm · Unlike · 2

Daniel Scott Mason Kar and I are keeping y'all in our prayers, when we all get to heaven we will be able to see out loved ones again! Praise The Lord!
July 8 at 5:54pm · Unlike · 2

Cloda A. Ogilvie Jones Sending you lots of love. Today and always.
July 8 at 8:03pm · Unlike · 2

Darleen Jackson Did pastor Taylor pass?
July 9 at 5:50pm · Like

Lisa Taylor Velasquez Darleen Jackson yes my father passed away yesterday afternoon.
July 9 at 10:24pm · Like

LaViva Primm Lisa Taylor Velasquez, Our hearts go out to you. LaRonda and I were just recalling fond memories of you and your dear family.
July 10 at 2:35pm · Like · 1

Lisa Taylor Velasquez Thanks girl! Ya I'm being flooded with memories now too!
July 10 at 3:04pm · Like

Telecia Cooke You showed love when he was with you.... This should bring peace ....no regrets....God be with you and your entire family
July 10 at 5:03pm · Like · 1

Darleen Jackson So sorry Lisa, I was one of the choir members who went to Europe with your dad in 1969. He was a great choir leader and pastor. Condolences to you and your family.
July 10 at 7:52pm · Like · 1

Lisa Taylor Velasquez Thank you Darleen.
July 10 at 8:25pm · Like"

This tribute was added by Jan Taylor on 16th August 2014

"Carolyn Tillman
@Jan: Just consider me the grafted in part of the family tree! It was a very touching service; may the Holy Spirit continue to comfort your healing hearts, may precious memories keep you until that day of reunion!
July 18 at 7:38am"

This tribute was added by Jan Taylor on 16th August 2014

"Carolyn Tillman
July 17
What a precious service for one of God's "Renaissance" servants--a musician, an academic, a spiritual leader; what a legacy has been gifted to his family,"

This tribute was added by Jan Taylor on 16th August 2014

"Group Facebook Notes:

Kimberly Hill-Taylor
Sorry I couldn't be there to support you but I'm praying for you. Lord, please give Jan strength and comfort as she lays her father to rest. In the name of Jesus, Amen
July 17 at 10:08am · Like · 2

Nakadori Nandi Ashindaye <3
July 17 at 11:15am · Like  · 1

Dr Quinton Morris
May God be with you and your family troughout this most difficult time.....Remember, God is in control !!!
July 17 at 11:50am · Edited · Like  · 1

Robert CameraMan Torrence Sr.
May God bless you and your family in this time of need. May he also give you all strength to deal with this and make it through OK
July 17 at 3:17pm · Like  · 1

Angela Buchanan-Sparks
I'm so sorry Jan. Love and Blessings...
July 17 at 5:10pm · Like  · 1

Ashay Mathieu
God bless you Jammin Jan Taylor
July 17 at 6:57pm · Like  · 1

Cloda A. Ogilvie Jones
Sending you much love.
July 17 at 9:19pm · Like · 1

Jammin Jan Taylor
Thank you all. It was a loooooong day but we
Made it thru. Daddy would have loved his service.
July 17 at 10:47pm"

This tribute was added by Jan Taylor on 16th August 2014

"Facebook Notes:
Shellie Mercer Veal
Thank you for allowing me the honor of participating in your father's service. It was a beautiful tribute. Prayers continue....make way for the Holy Spirit to surround you with peace and comfort....*hugs*
July 18 at 8:10am"

This tribute was added by Jan Taylor on 16th August 2014

"Facebook Notes:

Janeen Duff
I am so sad to miss the service, but grateful to be able to "beam" in. My thoughts and prayers are with my extended family today. Ione Owens-spears Jammin Jan Taylor Lisa Taylor Velasquez Robby Taylor Lesley Medina Taylor Anthony Daniel Velasquez Sabrina Velasquez Anthony Velasquez BJ Taylor Montel Verloucci Williams et al., bless you all as you celebrate Uncle Robert's life today.
July 17 at 7:35am ·"

This tribute was added by Jan Taylor on 16th August 2014

"Cloda A. Ogilvie Jones
Sending prayers your way.
July 12 at 12:08am"

This tribute was added by Jan Taylor on 16th August 2014

"More Facebook Notes:

Patricia Edwards
What a blessing to hear your Dad sing again. I send my love and prayers to you and all your family,
Aunt Pat
July 11 at 6:03pm

Patricia Edwards
Praying
July 11 at 6:04pm"

This tribute was added by Jan Taylor on 16th August 2014

"Group notes from Facebook:

Cheryll Bedney-Moore
Taylor brothers...terrible loss!
July 9 at 8:44pm · Like · 4

Kimberli Wall Hartwick So sad. Praying for all!
July 9 at 9:04pm · Like · 3

Craig Dossman Sending our prayers and love to the family.
July 10 at 5:43am · Like · 4

Linda Lindstadt Robby and family, so sorry for your loss. Keeping you in my prayers.
July 10 at 6:21pm · Like · 1

Marcelle Coley Sorry for your loss you and your family are in my prayers
July 10 at 6:31pm"

This tribute was added by Jan Taylor on 16th August 2014

"Carol Moore
Lovely family, he will be missed
July 9 at 2:50pm ·"

This tribute was added by Jan Taylor on 16th August 2014

"Facebook Notes:
Dr Quinton Morris
Oh no, so sorry to hear of Pastor Taylor`s passing....just read this dreadful news. Your family is in my prayers
July 9 at 10:53am ·"

This tribute was added by Jan Taylor on 16th August 2014

"Gracie Guevara
My heart goes out to you and your family!
July 9 at 8:52am ·"

This tribute was added by Jan Taylor on 16th August 2014

"More group notes from Facebook

Kim Lindstadt So so sorry for your loss. Sending your family lots of hugs and praying to help you through such a difficult time. Robby, Chris tried to call you, we know timing is rough, but just know we are thinking about you guys, let us know if we can do anything for you!!!
July 8 at 10:15pm · Unlike · 4

Lindy Habaradas Will be praying for you and your family.
July 8 at 11:03pm · Like · 2

Robby Taylor Thank you all for your kind thoughts and prayers! I'm still in shock, thinking I will wake up from this bad dream!
July 9 at 2:00am · Unlike · 1

Jammin Jan Taylor Try and get some sleep Bro. Talk to you in the morning.
July 9 at 2:02am · Like

Ramona Medina Kim So sorry to hear... Praying for u all
July 9 at 6:24am · Unlike · 3

Loida Medina So sorry to hear the news last night. Were it not for the hope of resurrection, we would be crying our eyes out and be mourning forever. For now, we lift your family up in prayer and hoping that you keep that hope in your hearts through the tears and sadness that is deeply felt by your family and us as well. Sorry, Robby for your loss.
July 9 at 9:11am · Unlike · 3

Joy Tumangday Our prayers are with you, Robby & Leng, & the rest of your family.
July 9 at 10:12am · Unlike · 4

Rachquel Nesbit So sorry for your loss, God be with you & the Family....Lisa Lisa Taylor Velasquez, Jammin Jan Taylor, Robby Taylor & B J BJ Taylor
July 9 at 12:49pm · Unlike · 5

Saudia Hill Thinking and praying for you and your family Robby...May God keep you peace and in time the pain of your loss will heal.
July 9 at 1:24pm · Unlike · 3

Dot Ramirez Robby Taylor... I'm so sorry for your loss! ! You are in my prayers!!!
July 9 at 8:00pm · Unlike · 4

Coralie Kegebein Dinger Jesus is coming soon. Sleep well Mr. Taylor. Hugs to Robby and Leng.
July 9 at 9:06pm · Unlike · 3"

This tribute was added by Jan Taylor on 16th August 2014

"Group Notes from Facebook:
Alicia Bobbie Alonzo Sorry to hear the news Robby"

This tribute was added by Jan Taylor on 16th August 2014

"Group Notes from Facebook:

Anto Duncan ???
July 8 at 3:51pm

Judith Edwards
Oh no! Praying for your family. I just finised my meditation and you and your family were strong in it and I said I am going to inbox you. I then opened fb and saw this. Prayers and love.
July 8 at 4:02pm · Like · 3

Bruce Piromgraipakd Praying for you guys.
July 8 at 4:04pm · Like · 2

Cynthia Franco Cruz Prayers. Im sorry
July 8 at 4:10pm · Like · 2

Anto Duncan Is your dad gone to Sleep?
July 8 at 4:12pm · Like · 2

Kim Medina Knowlton So sorry! Will keep on praying for everyone.
July 8 at 4:14pm · Like · 3

Anna Williams Still praying! Only God can heal!
July 8 at 4:32pm · Like · 2

Danny Chan Praying for all the blessings you and the fam need right now.
July 8 at 4:41pm · Unlike · 3

Michael Sabangan Praying....
July 8 at 5:02pm · Like · 2

Marlene Wilson
A journey we will all make someday. Treasure the now moments. God's blessings to all of you. Much love
July 8 at 5:40pm · Unlike · 5

Christine Mae Capule-Pefanco Praying for your family..
July 8 at 5:42pm · Like · 2

Beverly McGhee Sending much love your way! I will miss Uncle Robert, but look forward to seeing him in the Kingdom on that great getting up morning! XOXO
July 8 at 5:54pm · Like · 4

Jan Wilson-Kahler
God bless you as you work your way through this. Losing my own dad was very painful, so I can relate to your grief. Only time heals the raw emotions, but please hang onto the happy memories, for they'll be what will carry your on onto until you see him again well and strong and eternally young.
July 8 at 6:28pm · Like · 3

Alicia Bobbie Alonzo Sorry to hear the news Robby"

This tribute was added by Jan Taylor on 16th August 2014

"Judith Edwards
Oh no! Praying for your family. I just finised my meditation and you and your family were strong in it and I said I am going to inbox you. I then opened fb and saw this. Prayers and love.
July 8 at 4:02pm"

This tribute was added by Jan Taylor on 16th August 2014

"Facebook notes
Beverly Holts
I'm so sorry
July 10 at 6:13am"

This tribute was added by Jan Taylor on 16th August 2014

"Facebook notes
Natalie Velasquez
I am so sorry for your loss.....will keep u in prayer
July 10 at 1:23am ·"

This tribute was added by Jan Taylor on 16th August 2014

"Notes from Facebook
Victoria M. Robinzine
My heart is totally sadden he was like a father to me too.
I will be praying for your family.
July 9 at 11:45pm"

This tribute was added by Jan Taylor on 16th August 2014

"Facebook note continued
Carolyn Tillman
So sorry, Jan! Praying for you and all the family.
Holy Spirit comfort as you endure this transition.
July 9 at 1:56am"

This tribute was added by Jan Taylor on 16th August 2014

"Notes from Facebook
Thank you all for your prayers love and support. This is so unreal. Literally I am in shock. I am finding this whole situation unbelievable . I freekin can't believe it. I'm in a daze.
Jammin Jan Taylor
July 9 at 1:34am ·"

This tribute was added by Jan Taylor on 16th August 2014

"Notes from Facebook
Angela Buchanan-Sparks
Sweetheart I am so sorry to hear this. I am keeping you and your Family in Prayer. Call me if you need to chat. Love and Blessings...
Angela Buchanan-Sparks
July 9 at 12:49am"

This tribute was added by Jan Taylor on 16th August 2014

""NOTES FROM FACEBOOK
Patricia Edwards
Dear Janice, I am so deeply sorry for your loss and will keep you and all the family in my prayers. love, Aunt Pat
July 8 at 11:44pm"

This tribute was added by Jan Taylor on 16th August 2014

"More notes from Facebook
Nancy Spears
So sorry to hear Jammin Jan Taylor
July 8 at 10:43pm"

This tribute was added by Jan Taylor on 16th August 2014

"NOTES FROM FACEBOOK:
Vicki Joiner Miller posted to‎ Jammin Jan Taylor
July 8
Jan!!!! I am soooo sad for you all! Praying and sending all my love your way. God bless you. E'en so Lord Jesus quickly come! Maranatha . . ."

This tribute was added by Jan Taylor on 16th August 2014

"NOTES FROM FACEBOOK
Ashay Mathieu
I am so sorry to hear about your lost
May God hold you in His loving arm!
July 8 at 10:21pm ·"

This tribute was added by Jan Taylor on 16th August 2014

""More notes from Facebook
Charles Hill
May the love of God surround you during this time of sorrow. You're in our thoughts and prayers.
July 8 at 7:46pm ·"

This tribute was added by Jan Taylor on 16th August 2014

""NOTES FROM FACEBOOK:
Etterlene Debarge
HE WILL GET U THROUGH THIS
July 8 at 7:21pm ·"

This tribute was added by Jan Taylor on 16th August 2014

"NOTES FROM FACEBOOK:
Etterlene Debarge
GOD CARES
July 8 at 7:19pm ·"

This tribute was added by Jan Taylor on 16th August 2014

""NOTES FROM FACEBOOK:
Kimberly Hill-Taylor
Jan, I am so sorry for your loss. I pray God's comfort, peace and strength for you. I truly and sincerely ask God to wrap his arms around you and help you through this. I love you cousin.
July 8 at 7:11pm ·"

This tribute was added by Jan Taylor on 16th August 2014

""NOTES FROM FACEBOOK:
Jules Nelms
Sorry for your loss
July 8 at 5:28pm"

This tribute was added by Jan Taylor on 16th August 2014

"NOTES FROM FACEBOOK:
Paula D Sanders I'm so sorry to hear this! I loved your dad. I will keep you guys in prayer!!
July 8 at 5:23pm ·"

This tribute was added by Jan Taylor on 16th August 2014

"NOTES FROM FACEBOOK:
Gerson Reyes
Oh no I am so sorry my friend. I will be praying for you and your family. Hugs.
July 8 at 4:55pm ·"

This tribute was added by Jan Taylor on 16th August 2014

""NOTES FROM FACEBOOK:
Nakadori Nandi Ashindaye
I love you cousin. Anything I can do please don't hesitate. I am here for you!  
July 8 at 4:31pm"

This tribute was added by Jan Taylor on 16th August 2014

""NOTES FROM FACEBOOK:
Lesley Medina Taylor
I'm so sorry... I feel helpless and sad not being there for you all during this time, especially Robby , praying and crying for and with you all! He was a kind father in law and grateful for his gift of music he instilled in you all.
July 8 at 4:23pm ·"

This tribute was added by Jan Taylor on 16th August 2014

""NOTES FROM FACEBOOK:
Wali Ali May G-D bless his soul!!
July 8 at 3:22pm"

This tribute was added by Jan Taylor on 16th August 2014

""Facebook notes:
Shellie Mercer Veal
Oh Jan.....I'm so, so sorry. You know how much your father meant to me and my sister. We have to hold on to the memories and stand steadfast in the promises of our Lord and Savior. His coming is very soon and we will all be reunited for eternity. Much love to you and the family! *hugs*"

This tribute was added by Jan Taylor on 16th August 2014

""More notes from Facebook
Anthony Taylor
Jan, I'm so sorry!! I'm such at a loss right now
July 8 at 3:18pm ·"

This tribute was added by Jan Taylor on 16th August 2014

""NOTES FROM FACEBOOK:
Sharon Benson Burrell Oh Jan, I'm so sorry for your loss. You and the family are in my thoughts and prayers.
July 8 at 3:16pm"

This tribute was added by Jan Taylor on 16th August 2014

""NOTES FROM FACEBOOK:
Stephenie Hill
Im soooo sorry Jan.
July 8 at 3:14pm"

This tribute was added by Jan Taylor on 16th August 2014

"Notes from Facebook
Marlene Wilson
OMG! My condolences Jan to you and the rest of the family. I will keep everyone in prayer and just know, when you close your eyes and think of Robert, bring forth that awesome smile and beautiful voice that Robby now had and all the moments he showed his love for his family. What a joy to be knocking on heavens door. He lives on all of you. Love to all.
July 8 at 3:08pm"

This tribute was added by Jan Taylor on 16th August 2014

"Bonita Dudley Scott‎
July 12 ·
My condolences, Jammin Jan Taylor family. Your dad was a very talented man..."

This tribute was added by Jan Taylor on 16th August 2014

"Facebook notes:

Lynda Ward-Stevenson‎
July 12 ·
I can still hear the announcement..."Come tonight to the Big Gospel Tent, on the Corner of 33rd and Ocean View Blvd." There were free Bibles and sawdust on the floor of the ground. There you would find your father Elder Taylor playing the organ, my dad Pastor Eric C. Ward, preaching the Three Angles Messages--writing on the chalkboard or Elder Orlando Rudley leading the youth in song. Or, in my mind's eye I see your dad playing the organ at 31st Street Church just bust doing the Lord's work, us running around as children do. He was amazingly talented! That's what I remember as a child, him at the organ and always wearing black shoes. You and your beautiful sisters and gorgeous mom are there too. Yes, my dad is standing at the pulpit--nothing keeps good, God-fearing men down for long! That's what my Bible says! In a moment in a twinkling of an eye--the Lord is coming soon! Don't you know that? Long gone are those days, but I promise you, I'll do my best to meet them in the kingdom as I know you will too. The tears of this life will be a thing of the past and I won't even come to our memory.
"Blessed are those who die in the Lord, they are blessed indeed, for they will rest from all their toils and trials; for their good deeds follow them!"
~Revelation 14:13
Lynda Ward-Stevenson, Family of the (Late) Pastor Eric C. Ward & Gwendolyn Ward"

This tribute was added by Jan Taylor on 16th August 2014

"More notes from Facebook

Lee Edwards‎
July 12 ·
We listened to some of Robert's recordings of spirituals yesterday. What a beautiful and powerful voice he had--lots of energy and intensity in his high notes."

This tribute was added by Jan Taylor on 16th August 2014

"More notes from Facebook

Kathy Haney Williams‎
July 12 · Jackson, TN ·
Robert Taylor was always very helpful with research in the Tennessee Room of the Jackson-Madison County Library. He is greatly missed."

This tribute was added by Jammin Jan Taylor on 25th July 2014

"NOTES FROM FACEBOOK:

BEV M: I have some sad news to share with you. Our former Bible and Choir Teacher Elder Robert Taylor passed away yesterday. Many of you might also remember him for creating and directing the Madrigels (spelling?), the special chorale that he started at SUA/SAA. I believe Janice sang with that group. He was married to my mother’s sister Ione, but had been divorced for a long time. They have 4 children and 6 grandchildren. He had the gift of music and will be missed by all who knew and loved him. Please remember the family in prayer. Thank you!

Yolanda Wagner: How sad! I sang and traveled with the Madrigals during his tenure. Took the trip to the Bahamas & Mexico. He was a great choir director.
July 9 at 1:15pm · Like · 3

Kimberli Wall Hartwick: Ah, what a loss! Sad for all!
July 9 at 1:17pm · Like · 3

Carolyn Tillman: Just got off the phone with his daughter,Jan, did not realize he lived so close to me. Praying for your family!
July 9 at 1:30pm · Like · 4

Russ Erickson:  A very good Bible Teacher. Remembering his Bible classes from Freshman/Sophomore years. We met in the classroom near the stage in the gym. Sad to hear of his passing.
July 9 at 3:34pm · Like · 1

Ken Bender: Wasn't he the guy that was our class sponser and saved our softball team with a killer fast underhand pitch? A great guy!
July 9 at 3:37pm · Edited · Like · 1

Karen Nicola: So sorry to hear of another family entering into the pain of loss. Thanks for notifying us, Bev.
July 9 at 9:09pm · Like · 2

Frank Jackson: Hey B
Very sorry to hear this, how are you?
Cheers.
July 10 at 11:51am · Like · 2

Fred Mathews Sorry to hear this news. As you may remember he was also our class sponsor as freshman. He was an incredible softball pitcher and due in large part to him our freshman team made a big statement by beating all the other classes including the seniors! Great memories .... he was a positive influence in my life even for the brief time I was around him."

This tribute was added by Nampombe Taylor on 16th July 2014

"Uncle Robert Donald Taylor Jr's service will be streamed live from University SDA Church at 10am tomorrow, Thursday, July 17, 2014 via universitysdamedia.org

The viewing of Uncle Robert is taking place now until 8pm at
Angelus Funeral Home
3875 Crenshaw Blvd,
Los Angeles, CA 90008
(323) 296-6666"

This tribute was added by Beverly McGhee on 13th July 2014

"I send up prayers for the family of my Uncle Robert. He will be missed, but I look forward to singing in the Heavenly choir he will be directly in our Heavenly Home and before the throne of God! Thank you Uncle Robert for giving me the love of music!"


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