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Visitation: None
Service: 11:00 AM Friday February 15, 2019 Whitley's Funeral Home
Interment: Private
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G. Taylor Cumberworth, 71, passed away Monday morning, February 11, 2019, at his home, following a brief period of declining health.

Born November 11, 1947 in Mooresville, he was the son of the late Donald Charles Cumberworth and Merle Neile Teague Cumberworth .

Taylor grew up in Mooresville and graduated from Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science. where he was a member of Pi Sigma Eta National Morticians Society. He had been Vice President and manager of Linn-Honeycutt Funeral Homes in China Grove and Landis, where he had served area families for more than 46 years. Most recently, Taylor was employed with Davie Funeral Service in Mocksville. Mr. Cumberworth was a member of the Mooresville Lodge #496 AF and AM, 32 degree Scottish Rite and Oasis Temple Shrine, a member of D-Mort Region 4, had been a Rowan County Coroner, held a NC Pilot License, was a proud supporter of the NC Highway Patrol, and was a long time, loyal China Grove Rotary Club member. Taylor enjoyed serving others in their time of need, loved his Corvettes, his pets, his family and close friends. Mr. Cumberworth will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.

Taylor leaves behind, his devoted wife, Judy Patton Cumberworth, his much loved Chihuahua, Bella and special close friends and acquaintances.

Funeral services to remember and celebrate the life of Mr. Cumberworth will begin at 11:00 AM Friday, February 15, 2019, at Whitley’s Funeral Home Chapel, conducted by the Rev. Dr. Larry Beaver. Burial will be private.

On-line condolences may be made to the family at www.whitleysfuneralhome.com

Whitley’s Funeral Home in Kannapolis is serving the family and friends of Mr. Cumberworth.
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From: Doug Huntley @ Reavis FH of Statesville
"Mrs. Cumberworth, I was so shocked, but even more saddened to learn of Taylor's passing. I have enjoyed getting to know Taylor just a little over these past few months. Although our time working together was minimal, I am confident in saying we became friends. My deepest sympathy to you and my prayers are for God's comforting spirit to be with you during these difficult days. If there's anything I can do, please do not hesitate to call on me."
From: Shirley Osborne
"Judy, I am so sorry for your loss. Words cannot express enough how sad this is. Such a shock. Love you, my friend."
From: Leann Hunt
"So sorry for your loss. Worked with Taylor for a short time, Praying for peace and Comfort."
From: Cindy Canipe
"Judy, this is Cindy from the crematory at Willis-Reynolds. So sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers."
From: Judy Furr
"I am very sorry for your loss. I will keep you in my prayers."
From: Angie Hall
"I had the pleasure to work with Taylor for a short time. I am saddened to learn of his passing. Judy, my prayers are with you during this difficult time."
From: C. J.
"Judy, I am heartbroken over the passing of Taylor. We were best of friends and like family for over 40 years. We talked weekly, I Have a hollow place in my heart. he will be missed. I also love you and will always be here for you, I am only a call away and I will keep you in my prayers. May God shine his Mercy and Grace upon you now and forever. C. J."
From: judy ritchie
"So sorry! Many prayers."
From: Tony Silver
"Sorry for your loss, we will keep you in our thoughts and prayers."
From: Roy Beam
"I just found out that Taylor passed away. I missed our talks about the Highway Patrol. We had. I am a retired Highway Patrolman and we shared some stories and his passion for the Highway Patrol. Prayers to you and his family. RIP Taylor."
From: Paul Luck
"Judy, please accept my condolences for your loss. I had the pleasure of working with Taylor for four and a half years in Landis and China Grove. Taylor was a unique and very special individual. He dedicated his life to a passion to serve others in their time of need. He was talented and skilled in all phases of funeral service, but his compassion for people was perhaps his greatest asset. I'm thankful for our friendship and the positive ways he influenced me. He will be deeply missed by all who knew him."
From: Bill Brater
"I considered Taylor my friend. God Speed Taylor & hang in there Judy. You are in my prayers ."
From: Sue Pope
"Judy, I was sorry to hear of Taylor's passing, Please accept my deepest sympathy,"