John Taylor Sr.
John Stanley Taylor, Sr., 83, of Interlachen, passed from this life peacefully after an extended illness on Sunday, December 24, 2017, at the Community Hospice Bailey Center for Care in St. Augustine. Born in Pennsville Township, New Jersey, he served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. Following his discharge from the Army, he worked in Dry Ice with the Dupont Corporation in Deepwater, New Jersey, for 30 years. Moving to Putnam County in 1992, he enjoyed fishing, golf and bowling. John was a member of the Bethel Assembly of God in Interlachen.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Helen Marie Taylor; Brothers and sisters -in-law Tommy and Sarah Taylor and Charles and Cora Bell Taylor.
John is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Roberta Taylor; his sons John S. Taylor (Kathy) and Donald S. Taylor (Cindy); Daughters Margaret R. Taylor and Patricia A. Taylor; a brother Otis Taylor (Millie) and sisters Alma Hannah, Grace Gleason, Eleanor Taylor, 7 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren.
Memorial Services celebrating John’s life will be at 2:00 P.M. Sunday, December 31, 2017 at the Bethel Assembly of God in Interlachen with Pastor Mike McColley officiating. Interment at a later date will be at the Jacksonville National Cemetery with Military honors bestowed by the U.S. Army.
Flowers are gratefully accepted or the family requests memorial donations be sent to Bethel Assembly of God Church, 119 County Road 315, Interlachen, FL 32148.
Memories and condolences may be expressed to the family at John’s Book of Memories page at www.Johnson-Overturffunerals.com.
Arrangements are entrusted to Johnson-Overturf Funeral Home in Interlachen.