John H. Taylor,- entered into eternal rest on Monday, March 2, 2020 at the age of 92. Born in Natchitoches, LA to the union of the late Timon and Mary Taylor, John was a long time resident of New Orleans, LA., and faithful member of St. David Catholic Church, and the Scottish Rites Masons. Throughout his life, John worked at Ochsner Foundation and Baptist Hospitals, Best Western Hotel, and Continental Can Co, where he retired after 47 years of service. He leaves to cherish his memory, his loving wife, Earline J. Taylor; children, Earline Jones (Nathaniel), Chris Ray (Valerie), and John Ray (Andrea); eight grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; brother, Henry Taylor; and a host of other relatives and friends. John is preceded in death by his parents; 12 siblings; one son, Arnold Ray (Liz); and one granddaughter.
John’s life will be celebrated on Saturday, March 14, 2020 at 10:00AM at St. David Catholic Church, 5617 St. Claude Avenue, New Orleans, LA.
Visitation will be held from 9:00AM until the hour of service.
Interment will follow at Restlawn Park Cemetery, Avondale, LA.
Repast to follow at the Prince Hall Masonic Temple, 709 N. Robertson St., New Orleans, LA.
Professional Services entrusted to Heritage Funeral Services located at 4101 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans, LA 70117.