John W. Taylor
, 88, of Wadsworth, passed away Sunday, September 24, 2017. He was born June 27, 1929, in Lapeer, Mich. to the late Ira Ernest and Myrtle Rachel Taylor.
Mr. Taylor was a member of First Christian Church, was a veteran of the U.S.
was retired from True Value Hardware, and was a former board member at Briarthorn Condominiums. His hobbies included Gourmet Club, snowmobiling, boating, and woodworking.
He was preceded in death by his sisters, Eleanor Thompson, Frances Congdon; and his in-laws, Alta and Glenn Mastin and Harold Larsen.
John is survived by his wife, Anne, with whom he celebrated 66 years of marriage; their children, John Mark Taylor of Olympia, Wash., Jody Lynn (Oscar) Hawk of Rittman, and Jill Anne Gibson of Wadsworth; grandchildren, Patricia Ranftl, Echo (Dan) Agee, Rachel (Jeremy) Straub, John Lail, Steve (Alexa) Hawk, and Michelle Hawk; along with ten great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be conducted 2 p.m. Friday at First Christian Church, 116 E. Boyer St., Wadsworth, with Karen Rule officiating. The family will receive friends two hours prior to the services from 12 to 2 p.m. at the Church.
Interment with military honors will be in Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery at a later date.