Charles Taylor

June 26, 1934 – August 2, 2019

Charles W. Taylor passed away August 2, 2019 surrounded by his loving family. Charles was born on June 26, 1934 to William and Erma Taylor in Kendleton Texas. He graduated from Powell Point High School and received a BS Degree in Chemistry from Prairie View A&M University. Upon receiving his degree he accepted a chemistry teaching position there and taught for one year. At which time he was inducted into the United States Armed Forces and served two years. In 1960 he married Hazel Perry; to this union, four children were born, Gregory, William, Robert and Charlexia.

Charles embarked on a successful career at Baylor College of Medicine. During his tenure there, he advanced to a position of Associate Research Professor in the Dept of Pharmacology. He retired from Baylor after 36 years. Shortly after retiring he decided to manage a Popeyes Chicken Franchise (Crosby, TX) owned by his son, Gregory. After five years he decided to retire again. This time for good.

Charles was preceded in death by his parents.

He is survived by Hazel, his devoted wife of 59 years, his four children, four grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, a host of loving nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. Charles was a loving husband, a wonderful father, grandfather and great-grandfather and he will be sadly missed.


Saturday, August 10, 2019 at 9:00-9:30 AM, Rosary 9:30 AM

St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church, 6220 LaSalette St., Houston, Texas 77021

Funeral Service:

Saturday, August 10, 2019 at 10:00 AM

St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church, 6220 LaSalette St., Houston, Texas 77021


Saturday, August 10, 2019 – Immediately following the funeral service

Paradise Cemetery North, 10401 W. Montgomery Rd., Houston, Texas 77088

4 entries.
Roy L. Owens Sr Roy L. Owens Sr from Houston wrote on August 12, 2019 at 6:08 pm
To the Charles W. Taylor Family I am sorry for your loss. When you are ready, I'd like to get together to learn more about Charles W. Taylor. Roy L. Owens Sr. Thurman and Dottie's Brother In-Law
James & Sandra Cashaw James & Sandra Cashaw from Houston wrote on August 12, 2019 at 1:48 am
Please accept our hearatfelt sympathies on the loss of Charles. We are thinking of you during these difficult times and regret that we just learned of his passing. You two were such a loving couple whom we admired very much.
Oliver and Cynthia Forbes Oliver and Cynthia Forbes from Pearland wrote on August 10, 2019 at 5:41 am
May our condolences bring you comfort and may our prayers ease the pain of your loss. Your joy will be greater your love will be deeper , your life will be fuller because at the moment you shared with Charles.
Martin t Rachal&Betty Martin t Rachal&Betty from Houston wrote on August 9, 2019 at 11:35 pm
To the family prayers are sent out to you, all,in this time of sorrow.