Norman Lynn Taylor, age 58, of Roy, Utah, died Wednesday, August 5, 1998 at McKay-Dee Hospital, after a valiant fight with cancer.
He was born July 8, 1940 in Ogden, Utah, to Wheatley John and Fern Olsen Taylor. He married Shirley Wendel, May 31, 1963 in the Logan LDS Temple.He is survived by his wife; his mother; and his children, Ronald J. Taylor (LaNae), of Layton; Gary L. Taylor (Sarah), of Bountiful; Susan Andersen (Blake), of Harrisville; David M. Taylor (Trina), of Ogden; Julie Quinn (Henry), of Ogden; and by eight grandchildren. Also surviving is one brother, Glenn Taylor (Diane), of Plain City; five nieces and two nephews. He was preceded in death by his father and two brothers, Dean Owen Taylor and Darwin J. Taylor (Rochelle), of Plain City.
At the time of his death he was serving as Bishop of the LDS Roy 9th Ward. He served as Bishop of the Roy North Singles Ward, as Stake Mission President, as Gospel Doctrine teacher and as a member of the Roy North Stake High Council. He served a mission to Berlin, Germany from 1960-63 and two stake missions. He was employed by the LDS Church Education System from 1964 until the time of his death. He worked as a teacher, a writer for th LDS Church Curriculum Department, and most recently as an administrator in the Ogden area Weber office. He had been a member of the Roy City Council from 1980-84 and a member of the Weber State College Alumni Board of Directors. He graduated from Weber High School in 1958, from Weber State College in 1964, and from Brigham Young University in 1973 where he received a doctorate of education degree.
Services will be held August 10, 1998 at 11 a.m. in Roy, at the Roy North Stake Center, 4250 So. 2175 W. Friends may meet the family at Myers Mortuary, 5865 S. 1900 W., Roy, from 6-8 p.m., August 9th, and prior to services from 9:30 to 10:45 a.m. August 10th at the Roy North Stake Center. Interment Washington Heights Memorial Park.
The family would like to express their appreciation to the staff and doctors of McKay-Dee and LDS Hospitals for their loving and sincere care.
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