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William Taylor DDS

1940 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
WILLIAM A. TAYLOR DDS (1940 - 2016) died on May 27, 2016 after a stoic battle with cancer. He was born in Michigan to Al and Hallie Taylor and spent his first 27 years there. He married Carol in 1965 and they celebrated 50 years of marriage last year. He earned his DDS degree in 1968. From 1968 - 1970, he proudly served in the US Navy at the Marine Air Force Base in El Toro, CA as a Lieutenant and dentist. He had a private dental practice in Riverside for 45 years. Bill was fiercely independent and took pride in his self reliance. Anyone who knew him experienced his great joke-telling. He was an avid sportsman and waterman. He loved nature and enjoyed fishing, hunting, hiking, camping and ocean sports. Body building and running were constant throughout his life. Bill is survived by his wife Carol; son Brent; daughters Danette and Shonnie; daughter-in-law Toni; son-in-law Scott; granddaughters Shayla, Natasha, Marin, and Halle, and his grandson Graham. He is also survived by his beloved Michigan relatives including his sister Beverly. He considered his patients family as well. Memorial Services will be held at 10:00 am at The Grove Community Church, 19900 Grove Community Drive in Riverside, CA on Thursday, June 30 followed by Honors Ceremony at 12:00 noon at the Riverside National Cemetery, 22495 Van Buren Blvd. Go to AchesonandGraham.com to send the family messages and share memories.

Published in Press-Enterprise from June 25 to June 26, 2016
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