Joseph L. Taylor, 81, died peacefully in his sleep, late in the evening of March 14, 1991, in Bountiful, Utah.

Born January 19, 1910 in Clinton, Utah, the youngest son of John and Miriam Marston Taylor. He attended schools in Clinton and Ogden. On January 3, 1933 he married Josephine Harris; their marriage was solemnized May 4, 1972 in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. He was employed by the O.U.R.&D, Southern Pacific and Union Pacific Railroads in Ogden for 45 years. He also worked in carpentry, electrical and plumbing trades as a hobby. He enjoyed gardening and landscaping his homes in Ogden, Roy, North Ogden and Bountiful. He enjoyed investing in real estate and owned one of the first commercial buildings in Roy. He also enjoyed traveling with his family. In the last decade he visited Europe twice.Survived by his wife, Josephine, Bountiful; one son, John L. Taylor, Bountiful; foster son, Dennis Peterson, Bountiful; one brother, Henry W. Taylor, North Ogden; four sisters, Miriam Moore, Morgan; Arlean Palfreyman, Roy; LaVern Griffin, Logan; Vera Mullen, Ogden.

Funeral services Monday, 2 p.m., Lindquist's Bountiful Mortuary, 727 North 400 East, where friends may call Sunday, 6-8 p.m. and Monday 12:45-1:45 p.m. Interment: Bountiful Memorial Estates Cemetery.

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