Fred Taylor, former WRAL reporter, passes away
Fred Taylor, who worked at WRAL-TV for 36 years as a reporter, anchor and assignment editor before retiring in 2007, passed away Sunday. He was 73.Posted — Updated
"This is truly a sad day for us here," WRAL-TV News Director Rick Gall said. "We lost a longtime member of the WRAL family. Fred was more than just a dedicated employee. He loved news and contributed to our coverage in many different ways over the years, always adapting to changing times. It was a privilege to work alongside him, and we'll miss him. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family."
Taylor is survived by his wife, Jo, three daughters, a step-daughter and two step-sons.
A memorial service will be held Wednesday at 7 p.m. at the Montlawn Funeral Home in Garner.