RICHARD "RICH" F. TAYLOR, 69, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, Aug. 4, 2013, at Atwood Campground, Wolcott ville. Born in Cleveland, Ohio, Richard worked in the OEM after market business department with Dana Corp for 43 years. He was a member of Our Lady of Good Hope Catholic Church; and a graduate of Parma Ohio High School and Kent State University. He enjoyed square dancing, the Saturday morning PBS TV shows, and loved spending time at the lake. Surviving are his wife of 19 years, Donna Taylor (Fletcher, Brock) of Fort Wayne; daughter, Lindsey Rohrbach (Kyle) Peppler of Columbia City; brother, Edward Taylor of Albany, N.Y.; stepsons, Jeffrey (Teresa) Brock of Owasso, Okla. and Douglas Brock of Indianapolis; grandchildren, Stephanie Gail (Jonathan) Bray of Carmel, Ind., Kady Brock of Holland, Mich. and Kyle Brock of Las Vegas, Nev.; great-grandson, Brock Bray of Carmel; niece, Kara (Steven) Carpenter of Boyds, Md.; and nephew, Scott (Wendy) Taylor of Arlington, Va. He was preceded in death by his parents, Edward and Hermine Taylor. Funeral service is 10 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013, at D.O. McComb & Sons Pine Valley Park Funeral Home, 1320 East Dupont Road, with calling one hour prior. Fr. Mark Gurtner officiating. Calling also from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013, at the funeral home. Burial in Greenhill Cemetery, Columbia City, Ind. Memorials may be made to the
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Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on Aug. 6, 2013