Robert Howard Taylor

October 20, 1939 ~ October 6, 2019 (age 79)


Robert Howard Taylor, Age 79, of Sylvania passed away Sunday, October 6, 2019 at the Troy Community Hospital. He was born in Troy on October 20, 1939 son of the late Robert S. & Evelyn (Clark) Taylor. He was a graduate of Troy High School and was married the former Marlene T. (Shepard) Taylor on December 23, 1960 and enjoyed 59 years together. Robert worked at Masonite for a period of time and then went back to his family farm and worked as a dairy farmer for many years. He also operated his own excavation business. Robert was dedicated to his family, enjoyed hard work and also liked woodworking in his spare time.

Survivors include his loving wife of 59 years Marlene Taylor of Sylvania, daughters, Tami & Howard Shedden of Covington, Bobbie & James Thuotte of Sylvania, grandchildren, Mya Thuotte, Taylor Thuotte, step-grandchildren, Paul Shedden, Brenda Shedden, Shelia Packard, and aunt Audrey (Clark) Ward, siblings, Teddy Sickler of Sylvania, Dorothy Rodgers of Delaware, Richard & Carol Taylor of Sylvania, Gary & Beth Taylor of Sylvania, Glenn Taylor & Janet Ordway of Columbia Cross Roads, sisters-in-law, Margy Matthews of Towanda, Donna Shepard of Canton, special friends, Elgene Ward, Pat Ward, Carol Smith all of West Burlington, Scott Snow of Addison, NY his kitty pals, Taggy & Jingles.

In keeping with Robert’s wishes there will be no services. Arrangements are under the direction of the Gerald W. Vickery, Jr. Funeral & Cremation Services, Inc. 1093 West Main Street, Troy, PA 16947.

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