We celebrate the life of the Rev. Charles W. Taylor, beloved son, husband, father and grandfather. Taylor passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 3, 2016, due to complications from a stroke. He is survived by his daughter, Joy; sons, David (Bonnie), Kevin and Paul; granddaughter, Kendall and numerous friends. He was preceded in death by his wife, Fay and parents, Rev. Charles E. and Georgia Taylor. Taylor served in many roles in his career, including Pastor of Holy Comforter Episcopal Church (Washington, DC) and professor of Pastoral Theology at the Church Divinity School of the Pacific, Berkeley, CA where he taught numerous students how to serve the Lord passionately, until his retirement. He was full of love, laughter and compassion for all. Viewing will be held on Wednesday, July 13, 10 a.m., followed by homegoing services, 11 a.m., at Trinity Episcopal Church, 7005 Piney Branch, Road, NW. Interment Sunset View Cemetery, in California. Arrangements by McGuire.