John Wesley Taylor of Deep Run, North Carolina, Lenoir County, US Army on November 28, 1952. He received his basic training at Ft. Jackson, South Carolina and Adjutant General School at Ft. Benjamin Harrison, Indianapolis, Headquarters Company, Camp Crawford, Japan. He was later assigned to the Artillery Division, Chitose, Japan. He was honorably discharged on November 6, 1954 at Ft. Jackson, South Carolina. He is retired from Mount Olive College and resides in Deep Run, North Carolina.