|4/11/2013 8:00:00 AM|
Edward R. Taylor Jr.
Oct. 4, 1967 - April 9, 2013
Edward Ronald Taylor Jr., 45, Rochester, passed away at 6:45 a.m. Tuesday, April 9, 2013, at the Center for Hospice and Palliative Care Hospice House, Elkhart.
He was born on Oct. 4, 1967, in Chicago, Ill., the son of Eddie R. Sr. and Rebecca (Thomas) Taylor.
On Nov. 10, 2012, in Delong, he married his soul mate and companion of 20 years, Lisa R. Clingler, and she survives.
Mr. Taylor worked as a carpet installer for Consolidated Carpet, Rochester. He enjoyed spending time with his family, shooting guns as a sport, building small wooden items and spending time with his dogs.
Survivors include his wife, Lisa R. Taylor, Rochester; children, Lauren Taylor, Bakersfield, Calif., Kayla and husband James Gunnels, Rochester, and Jeffery Birk, Delong; grandson, Brayden Gunnels, Rochester; mother, Rebecca Taylor, Rochester; brothers, Gary R. Taylor, Rochester, and Jeffery S. Taylor, Rochester; sisters, Paula and husband Jeff Holcomb, Rochester, and Karen Simpson, Rochester; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his father, Eddie Taylor; sister, Melissa Slater; niece, Kirsten Taylor; and his grandparents.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Monday, April 15, 2013, at Zimmerman Bros. Funeral Home, Rochester, with Rev. David Stevens officiating.
Friends may call from 2-6 p.m. Sunday and one hour prior to service at the funeral home.
Burial will be in the IOOF Cemetery, Rochester.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.zimmermanbrosfh.com.
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