Funeral service scheduled for Pastor Robert Taylor

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Funeral services have been planned for a longtime Richmond pastor and civil rights activist.

Doctor Robert Taylor died Saturday.

He was the pastor for decades at Fourth Baptist Church in Church Hill. Taylor was 95 years old.

According to the Times-Dispatch, Dr. Taylor was one of the first pastor's in the Richmond area to hold interracial services with a white church in the 1950's.

Reverend Taylor's funeral will be this Saturday, at 11 a.m. at Fourth Baptist Church.

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