Woodrow Taylor, Jr.

Published 7:00 am Wednesday, September 18, 2019

“To everything there is a season and a time under the heaven. A time to be born and a time to die; a time to plant and a time to pluck up that which is planted.” Ecclesiastes 3:1-2

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. in Rose of Sharon COGIC, Friday, September 20, 2019 for Woodrow Taylor, Jr., age 60, of Los Angeles, CA, who died September 6, 2019 in Harbor UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles, CA.

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Pastor Harvey Bernard will officiate at the service.  Interment will be in the Southeast Louisiana Veterans Cemetery in Slidell, LA with military honors.

A native of the village of Tangipahoa, LA, Woodrow resided in Los Angeles, CA for the past 41 years. He was a graduate of Kentwood High School in Kentwood, LA, class of 1978. He served in the United States Marine Corps and Army National Guard. He was code enforcement manager for the city of Inglewood, CA, court adjudicator/hearing office for the City of Inglewood, CA, and a member of the American Legion of Los Angeles, CA. He was a baptized member of True Vine Miracle Temple Baptist Church in Los Angeles, CA under the leadership of the late Bishop W. W. Victor.

He leaves to cherish his memories a loving and devoted wife of 30 years, Rosita Taylor of Los Angeles, CA; his mother, Martha Taylor Wilkerson of Picayune, MS; three sons, Christian Taylor of Tangipahoa, LA., Preston (Kelly) Taylor of Fort Worth, TX and Courtney Taylor of Los Angeles, CA; one stepson, Marquis Carter of Los Angeles, CA; four sisters, Rosie Lee Killingworth of Hammond, LA, Ethel Taylor of Picayune, MS, Dr. Vanessa Ducre of Poplarville, MS and Chantay Robinson of Norwood, LA; two brothers, Stefonce and William (Diedra) Robinson of Picayune, MS; a nephew who was raised as his brother, Harry (Avis) Taylor; a godchild, Makenzee Smith of Ann Arbor, MI; two aunts, Doris Robertson of Franklinton, LA and Evelyn Warren of Bogalusa, LA; two brothers-in-law, Terry (Diana) Kennedy of Las Vegas, NV and Johnny Stoute of Korea; two sisters-in-law, Sherry (Evert) Lovelace of Fresno, CA and Tierra Stoute of San Diego, CA; three devoted friends, Charles Ray McDonald of Picayune, MS, Wayne Dunn of Norwood, LA and Darrell Gordon of Tangipahoa, LA; and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Preceded in death by his father, Woodrow Taylor, Sr; grandparents, William Robertson, Sr., Maggie Washington Robertson, Murray and Annie Lee Huff Taylor; four sisters, Mary Lee Brisco, Lucille Blount, Deborah McCoy, and Annie Jean Cohn; two brothers, Terry Don Adams and Gillis Roy Robinson.

Entrusted to Brown’s Funeral Home.