Mr. Christopher Antonio “Chris” Taylor, 63, of 21 Valentine Street, Greenville, South Carolina, passed away on Saturday, May 11, 2019, at St. Francis Hospital after a brief illness. Born in Greenville County, he was a son of the late Hobie Taylor, Jr., and Jo Ellen Sullivan of Greenville.
He was preceded in death by his grand-mother, Gladys Mitchell Taylor; a brother, Hobie Taylor, III; and a special friend of the family, Charles Rosemond .
Chris graduated from Greenville Senior High School, after which he attended Greenville Technical College. He was employed with Cincinnati Milacron in Fountain Inn, South Carolina. Later, Chris worked as a Machinist at Baldor Electric for over 20 years until he retired in 2017.
Surviving, in addition to his mother, are his daughter, Kristen Brianna Taylor of Charlotte, NC; sisters, Cheryl L. Taylor and Sheila Brooks, both of Greenville; a stepsister, Carolyn Riley of Mauldin; a sister-in-law, Diane (Bug) Taylor of Greenville; a brother, Erskine Taylor of Greenville; stepbrothers, Tim Riley of Gaffney and Bobby Riley of McCormick; a special aunt, Sue Taylor of Taylors; nephews, Terry (Miosha) Taylor of Mint Hill, NC, and Marques Taylor of Greenville; nieces, Lakisha Taylor of Piedmont, Shawana Taylor, Miya Taylor and Tierra Taylor, all of Greenville; and a host of other nieces, nephews, and other family and friends..