TAYLOR, James "Jim" - Passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 7, 2018 in Essex, Ontario with family members by his side.
Jim joins his wife Lillian, who passed away September 26, 2017. Jim and Lillian celebrated their 72nd wedding anniversary in 2017.
Jim is survived by his children Bonnie Kapsa (Konrad), James ‘Mike’ Taylor (Cathy Gilbert), grandsons Palmer Taylor (Kate), Steve Shilson (Jessica) and grand-daughters Anna (David) and Kellie Myer (Dan) and great-grand-daughter Bristol Myer.
‘Papa’ to Whitney Hoover and her daughter Lillian Hoover.
Predeceased by daughters Patricia Taylor (1959) and Jean Anne Hoover (1992).
Jim was a respected retiree of Bell Canada, as a cable repair technician for 42 years in and around ‘the County’. He was a retired veteran of the Hastings and Prince Edward Regiment (Sgt).
Dad was a past president of the Northern Telecom Telephone Pioneers, an avid golfer and organizer in the Senior Men’s League at Oak Hills Golf Club and the Bay of Quinte Golf Club for many years. He and Lillian also enjoyed curling and playing bridge with many local friends. He will be dearly missed by everyone.
To our family friends in Ontario and Alberta, Marji and Wolf Thomas, Sarah Huemmert and Don Stewart, MaryJane and Jim Hoover, Doris and Jim LeNeve, Marilyn and Jim O’Neill, Pam Labute, Sandi and Tim O’Neill, June and Frank Taggert, and Gail and Terry Teskey, our work associates and friends, and the staff at Oak Park Terrace and Iler Lodge Nursing Home, thank you for your support, love, kind words and prayers.