Obituary: TAYLOR, ROBERT

Published: Thursday, July 24 2014 5:27 p.m. MDT

Robert Glen Taylor (Bob)1924 ~ 2012Robert Glen Taylor returned to his Heavenly Father at the age of 87, in the early morning of April 9, 2012, surrounded by his loving family. He was born July 2, 1924 in Ruth, Nevada to Earl Bassett and Jennie Adelaide Taylor. He graduated 1942 from West High School. He served his country in World War II as a Private First Class in the U.S. Army's 20th Tank Battalion 20th Armored Division as a Skilled Expert Marksman and Truck Driver. He was sealed to Dorothy Louise Cook for time and all eternity in the Salt Lake Temple on August 29, 1952. She was his sweetheart for 59 years. They were blessed with two children, Glen Earl Taylor and Shellie Marie Taylor. He worked 36 years for Nabisco. He was proud of his pioneer heritage - A descendant of the Prophet, President John Taylor of the LDS Church. Robert was a faithful and active member of the LDS church and served a stake mission with his wife. We will cherish, love and miss him dearly until we meet again. Robert is survived by his Wife; Dorothy, Son; Glen Daughter; Shellie (Marcel) Manning, Grandsons; Brandon Taylor, Justin (Caroline) Taylor, Granddaughters; Meagan (Steven) Simpson, Chelsey (Tyler) Gerrard, Brianne (Travis) Ivie, Kisandra, Melonie, and Kalie Manning, Step Sister; Phyllis Skelton. Proceeded in death by Father; Mother; Step Mother; Aleen Taylor; Brother; Warren Taylor; Sister Virginia Taylor; Step Sisters; Carol Reeves, Lois Jensen. Funeral Services Sat., April 14, 2012, 12 p.m. at the Canyon Rim 1st Ward, 3100 E. 3000 S. SLC, UT. Viewing - Friday April 13, 2012, 6-8 p.m. at Larkin Mortuary, 260 E. South Temple SLC, UT and Sat. April 14, 2012, 10:30-11:30 a.m. at Canyon Rim 1st Ward. We are grateful to all the health care professionals who took part in Robert's life. A special thanks to Dr. Anne Pendo, Robert's primary care Physician.