Harold L. Taylor, 91, formerly of Dayton, passed away on Tuesday, June 11, 2013, at Vancrest Nursing Home, Eaton.
He was born Aug. 5, 1921 in Eaton, to the late James and Hattie (Spangler) Taylor. He was a veteran of WWII, served in the Pacific Theater in the Army Air Corps. He retired from Leisure Lawn Inc., after many years of employment. A graduate of Eaton High School, he also attended Miami Jacobs Business College University. He was a member of Grace Lutheran Church.
He is preceded in death by his parents and wife Esther M. Taylor, who passed away Sept. 26, 2002; sisters Alena Conley and Maxine Grey, and brother Donald Taylor.
He is survived by his sons and daughters-in-law Richard and Linda Taylor, Temperance, Michigan; David and Marlys Taylor, Grinnell, Iowa; daughters and son-in-law Karen and Wayne Strohschein, Duke, Missouri; and daughter Deborah Taylor , Woodlawn, Ontario, Canada; 7 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren; brothers Robert Taylor, James Taylor, John Taylor all of Eaton; and two orange tabby cats.
Funeral services were Saturday, June 15, at the Grace Lutheran Church, 111 Lutheran Drive, Eaton, with Rev. Warren Reichart officiating. Burial followed at Zion Cemetery, Eaton. Memorial contributions may be sent to Grace Lutheran Church, 111 Lutheran Drive, Eaton, Ohio, 45320 or your favorite charity. On line condolences and other remembrances may be sent to the family by visiting www.gsbfuneralhome.com