Frederick Bryant "Joe" Taylor April 7, 1955 - Sept. 13, 2007 Former Resident of Antioch Joe, Beloved Husband, Father, Son and Brother passed away unexpectedly in Maui, Hawaii. He was best known in Antioch for his music with the band "Full Force". After living in Antioch and Monterey, CA, where he started a successful Martial Arts Business, Joe and his wife Cathy moved to West Linn, OR. There he started a successful Security and Personal Protection Co., which protected many stars appearing in the Portland area as well as others in the community. Joe was an avid collector of fire arms and marshal arts weapons, music and fine wines. He loved Karate, Motorcycles and traveling which he did via air, land and sea. He gave of his time to animal shelters and juvenile offender programs in the West Linn and Portland areas. Joe was a kind, loving and giving man and will be missed by all he touched. God bless him and hold him forever as he joins his Father in Heaven. He is survived by his wife Cathy of West Linn, OR, Son Jarrod Taylor, Mother Sue Taylor and Brother all of Antioch, CA. There will be a memorial in Joe's honor for family and friends in Antioch, Sat. Oct. 6, 2007, from 3 to 5 P.M. as well as in West Linn, OR on Oct. 13, 2007. Friends are invited to contact Family for details. In lieu of flowers the Family requests any donations to go to the Joe Taylor Memorial Fund at any Bank of America. Go with God Joe, you will be very much missed.
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Published in Contra Costa Times on Sep. 28, 2007.