Brian Christopher Taylor

July 16, 1970 ~ July 8, 2021 (age 50)


Brian Christopher Taylor, age 50, of Pittsboro, died Thursday, July 8, 2021, at UNC Hospital.

Brian was born in Washington DC on July 16, 1970, to Evelyn Sension Taylor and the late John Ronald Taylor.

Brian was continually active in his life. He obtained a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from Auburn University (WAR EAGLE!), Chi Phi brother and Eagle Scout. In addition to his passion for bourbon, BBQ, and its history, he also served on many boards including, the Pittsboro Planning board, The Board of Adjustments, Pittsboro Affordable Housing Taskforce, Committee to incorporate Archer Lodge, and the National Pool and Hot Tub Alliance serving at the North Carolina Vice President with 36+ years in the industry.

He always felt important to contribute to the community. He was very loyal, smart, funny, caring, patient, selfless dedicated, pillar of the community, brother, mentor, father figure, and was loved by so so many.

Surviving relatives include his wife of 27 years, Dana Taylor of Pittsboro, one brother, Nathan Taylor and wife Jennifer of Orlando, Florida.

There are no services planned at this time.

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