Joseph “Joe” E. Taylor, 81, of Gratiot area, passed away at his residence Monday February 3, 2014.
He was born December 23, 1932 in Nashport, OH the son of the late George P. and Minnie Katherine Goodin Taylor. Joe retired as a machine operator for Rockwell International and was a farmer. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, hunting mushrooms and watching The Ohio State Buckeyes.
Joe is survived by his wife of 58 years Janet Lunn Taylor, son: Randy Taylor of Gratiot area, a granddaughter: Shania Taylor who was the light of his life, sister: Pauline Shultz of Columbus, several nieces and nephews and his canine buddy Taylor.
He was preceded in death his parents and brother: Eugene Taylor.
Visitation for Joe will be Thursday February 6, 2014 from 11:00 AM till time of service at 1:00 PM at Bryan & Snider Funeral Home 2318 Maple Ave. with Rev. Tim Patton officiating. Following funeral services Joe will be cremated as per his wishes.
The Taylor family would like to thank the staff of Genesis Hospice for their special care given to Joe and his family.
Memorial contributions may be made in Joe’s memory to Genesis Hospice 713 Forest Ave. Zanesville, OH 43701.
To share memories and condolences with Joe’s family please visit www.BryanSniderFuneralHome.com.