Robert Allen Taylor Sr., 93 died Sunday November 10th at his home in Dover Delaware with family by his side.
He was born to late Dallas B. and Alice W. Taylor, June 24, 1920 in Sibley Iowa. He was the oldest of six children. Robert graduated from Iowa State University with a B.S in horticulture. He served in the Naval Air Corp during World War II for 4.5 years. He was Captain of PBY flying boat during the time of service. He married Suzonne Berry Stewart of Memphis TN in 1946 and lived together in Greenville, S.C., before relocating to Dover in 1969. Robert retired from agri business in 1990. He was passionate about aviation and the outdoors. He was a master gardener, a member of the Audubon Club, the Arbor Day Foundation, and a very skilled hunter and fisherman.
He is survived by his wife Suzonne Taylor & daughter Suzonne Jr. –His two grandsons Nathan and Adam Taylor and his two sisters Ann Hansen of Bloomfield Hills Michigan and Wanda Eninger of Spencer Iowa. His son Robert Allen Taylor Jr of Severna Park, Md. and his 3 brothers Donald, Howard, and Raymond Taylor predecease him.
In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that donations be madeout to National Brain Tumor Society in remembrance of his son.
Service will be held at Christ Episcopal Church of Dover De at 11:00 am on Monday, November 18th.