Robert "Bob" Taylor Obituary

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In Memory of

Robert "Bob" Eli Taylor Sr.

November 15, 1936 - July 4, 2013
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Robert Eli "Bob" Taylor Sr., age 76, of Elyria, has gone to His Lord, The God, on July 4, 2013. Now independent of the illnesses he endured for the past two years. He was surrounded by his loving caregivers of the Hospice of The Western Reserve and his beloved wife of 33 years, Rita (nee: Yourkiewcz). Bob was the loving father of Kevin (Candi) of KS, Cathy (Gary) Manning, Jolene (Charlie) Fagan, Yvette Taylor, and Robert Jr. (Jamie) Taylor all of FL, he was the devoted grandfather of 13 and proud great grandfather of 8. Bob also leaves behind his brother Darrel Taylor of FL, nephews, and many dear friends. He was preceded in death...
Robert Eli "Bob" Taylor Sr., age 76, of Elyria, has gone to His Lord, The God, on July 4, 2013. Now independent of the illnesses he endured for the past two years. He was surrounded by his loving caregivers of the Hospice of The Western Reserve and his beloved wife of 33 years, Rita (nee: Yourkiewcz). Bob was the loving father of Kevin (Candi) of KS, Cathy (Gary) Manning, Jolene (Charlie) Fagan, Yvette Taylor, and Robert Jr. (Jamie) Taylor all of FL, he was the devoted grandfather of 13 and proud great grandfather of 8.

Bob also leaves behind his brother Darrel Taylor of FL, nephews, and many dear friends. He was preceded in death by his parents Eli and Velma and infant sister, Shirley Ann.
Bob was a veteran of the United States Navy; he enjoyed attending Bible studies, wood working, traveling, fishing and being "Mr. Fix It". Bob's servant heart drew others close to him to share his wisdom, love and encouragement. He lived and spoke the love of Jesus Christ. He was a volunteer in many support services in the community and churches and most recently attended Church of The Open Door in Elyria.

A memorial service will be held in tribute to Bob's life on Saturday, July13, at 11am in the auditorium of Church of The Open Door 43275 Telegraph Rd. Elyria, OH 44035 where family will receive friends one hour prior to services. Pastor Joel Zaborowski will be officiating.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to Sonlife Ministries in the name "jz2012", PO Box 3242 Bloomington IL, 61702 or Hospice of the Western Reserve (Ames Family House) 17876 St. Clair Ave. Cleveland, OH 44110.

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