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Nathaniel “Walt” Taylor

Death 12 Dec 2016 (aged 90)
Burial Pascagoula, Jackson County, Mississippi, USA
Memorial ID 175480765 · View Source
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Nathaniel “Walt” Taylor was born in Magnolia, Mississippi on November 3, 1926. His parents were Andrew and Ora Taylor. He was raised in a family of six children.
He attended Balachitta School, and went to Bethlehem Baptist Church in Magnolia.
In his young adult years, he was active in the community and would speak out against injustices and speak up for Civil Rights.
He once passed out food items as incentives for people to come out and register to vote. 

He also ran as a candidate for alderman in the City of Moss Point
In his life, he enjoyed fishing and hunting. He was also an adamant pool shark player, and routinely won pool tournaments time after time. As a sportsman for hunting, he loved dogs and at one time owned twenty-two dogs.
He was married three times and had five children. His wives were Dorothy Taylor, Velma Taylor and Josephine Taylor.
He was a brilliant business man and made very good investments. In his life he owned two cafes and two night clubs but later sold them all by making investments in real estate; then he converted his life to Christ and started attending Olivet Baptist Church.  He later joined Second Missionary Baptist Church in Moss Point.
After his spiritual cross-over, he is preceded by his son, Delbert (Boe) Taylor; father, Andrew Taylor; mother, Ora Taylor.

He is survived by his children, Shirley Taylor, Velvet Ann Taylor-Lee, Tammy Houston, and Tasha West; grandchildren, sisters, nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, and friends.

Funeral services will be at 1:00 p.m., Friday, December 23, 2016, in Millender's Funeral Chapel, 4412 Main Street, Moss Point, MS.  The viewing will be from 12:00-1:00 p.m. 

Interment will follow the services in Machpelah Cemetery, Pascagoula, MS.  Arrangements by Millender’s.




  • Created by: Robert Reeves
  • Added: 18 Jan 2017
  • Find A Grave Memorial 175480765
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Nathaniel “Walt” Taylor (3 Nov 1926–12 Dec 2016), Find A Grave Memorial no. 175480765, citing Machpelah Cemetery, Pascagoula, Jackson County, Mississippi, USA ; Maintained by Robert Reeves (contributor 47063145) .