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Charles Dempsey Taylor
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Obituary for Charles Dempsey Taylor

Charles Dempsey Taylor, age 62, of 1985 Glenview Dr., Chatham, Va. passed away Friday, September 22, 2017 at his residence. He was born July 29, 1955 in Danville, Va, to Carol Taylor Lewis and the late Isaac D. Taylor. Charles graduated from White Oak High School in Jacksonville, NC and later attended UNCC where he majored in Economics. Charles also served eight years in the U.S. Navy. Charles was a member of Post 1097 and was retired from the Federal Aviation Administration, where he worked as an Air Traffic Controller for the U.S. Governent for most of his career.

In addition to his mother, Charles leaves to cherish his memory a brother, Edward Wayne Taylor and wife, Tammy, of Chatham, Va., two sisters, Charmin L. Dewberry and husband Eddie of Danville, and Angela T. Hopkins of Raleigh, NC. He also leaves three nieces, Amy T. Ragsdale, Jennifer Stillwell, and Elizabeth English and three nephews, Casey, Zachary, and Josh Dewberry as well as numerous cousins, aunts and uncles.

In addition to his father, Charles was predeceased by a nephew Joshua Dewberry.

Funeral services will be held 2:00 pm, Tuesday, September 26, 2017 at Norris Funeral Services, Mt. Hermon Chapel, 3995 Franklin Tpke., Danville, VA 24540 with Pastor Rick Lancaster officiating. Interment will follow at Highland Burial Park, Danville.

The family will receive friends Monday, September 25, 2017 from 6-7:30 pm, at Norris Mt. Hermon Chapel, Danville and at other times at the home of his mother, Carol Lewis, 1590 Fulton Hgts., Danville.

Norris Funeral Services, Inc. & Crematory, Mt. Hermon Chapel, 3995 Franklin Tpke., Danville, Va. is respectfully serving the Taylor family. Online condolences may be made at

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6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Norris Funeral Services & Crematory - Mount Hermon Chapel

3995 Franklin Turnpike
Danville, Virginia 24540





2:00 PM
Norris Funeral Services & Crematory - Mount Hermon Chapel

3995 Franklin Turnpike
Danville, Virginia 24540

Cemetery Details


Highland Burial Park

3049 North Main Street
Danville, VA 24540


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