Robert Fox Taylor

Robert Fox Taylor

Birth
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Death 17 Jul 1997 (aged 85)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Burial Sandy, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Plot Garden of Atonement 43-A-3
Memorial ID 118136424 · View Source
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Robert Fox Taylor, age 86, of Sandy, passed away July 17, 1997, in Salt Lake City.

He was born July 22, 1911, in Salt Lake City, to Abraham Y. and Ruth Claire Fox Taylor. He was a grandson of LDS Church President John Taylor. He married Vera Evans, June 22, 1934, in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. They served an LDS mission together in England and Nevada. After 60 years of marriage, Vera passed away January 13, 1995.

Bob loved running and playing basketball, which helped him get a college scholarship. He was also an excellent craftsman, and worked for many years at the Naval Testing Station in Ridgecrest, California. Bob loved to fish, tinker with cars, and take his grandchildren bowling. His last years were spent living with his only son, David and his wife Francine, of Sandy.

Survivors include son, David Robert (Francine), Sandy; eight grandchildren, Michael (Ruth Ann), Stephen (Betsy), Ryan (Shannon), Spencer (Amy), Brent, Paul, Rebecca, and Kristen; seven great-grandchildren; brother, Owen Fox Taylor, Concord, CA; sisters, Claire T. Engel, Chico, CA, and VaLeen T. Bell, Sandy.

Funeral services Tuesday, July 22, 11 a.m., Larkin Sunset Gardens Chapel, 10600 South 1700 East, Sandy. Where friends and family may call Monday 6-8 p.m., and on Tuesday one half hour prior to the services. Interment Larkin Sunset Gardens.

Published 20 July 1997 in The Salt Lake Tribune (UT)


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  • Find A Grave Memorial 118136424
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