Bernard “Bernie” Taylor England, died Wednesday, January 4, 2023, at Spartanburg Medical Center. Born August 11, 1932, he was a son of the late Joe S. and Lorene Hooper England.
Mr. England had a long career with Milliken and Company and Spartan Mills as an accountant. After retirement, he was a longtime ambassador for The J. F. Floyd Mortuary. He was an active member of Bethel United Methodist Church-Spartanburg where he was a Scoutmaster for Boy Scout Troop #7; a volunteer firefighter and participated in a prison ministry. Mr. England was a graduate of the University of South Carolina and a veteran of the U. S. Army.
Survivors are a son, Joe Huiet England (Maggie) of Gastonia, NC; seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; sisters, Vinitia E. Fairchild and Connie E. Miller. He was predeceased by his wife, Helen Huiet England; a son, Dan Alan England; a brother, Ronald R. England.
Visitation will be Saturday, January 7, 2023, 10:00AM-10:45AM, at Bethel United Methodist Church Parlor, 245 South Church Street, Spartanburg, SC, 29306. Funeral Services will follow at 11:00 AM in the church sanctuary. Interment will be 3:00PM at Harmony United Methodist Church Cemetery, 98 Bouknight Road, Johnston, SC, 29832.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Bethel UMC Trustee Fund, 245 South Church Street, Spartanburg, SC, 29306, https://onrealm.org/BethelUMCSpartanburg/-/form/give/now or to Hatcher Gardens, 832 John B. White Sr. Boulevard, Spartanburg, SC, 29306, https://www.hatchergarden.org/become-a-member