On May 2, 2020, Richard D. Taylor, a great man lost the fight and went to be with his Lord. He had won so many battles, and he fought an amazing fight. His mind had been taken from him years ago, untimely, but all who know of Alzheimer’s disease knows how cruel it truly is. He is finally whole again, his mind and body again are as one. He was married to the love of his life of 54 years, Judy Sheldon Taylor. He was predeceased by his parents William H and Ester W., his sisters Shirley and Deborah and brother William.
Richard graduated from Royalton Hartland School in 1964. His greatest enjoyment was fishing and hunting with his best friend Bill. He also enjoyed camping and playing with all of his grandchildren.
He is survived by his wife Judy, his son David (fiancee Michelle Gay) from Dassel, MN and Aaron (Robin) of Buffalo, NY. Also 5 grandchildren; Faith, Hope, William, Emmalyne and Adella. Also his brother Edwin and sister Rebecca.
Memorials may be made to the United Methodist Church of Middleport, 5 Park Avenue. A Memorial Service will be held at a later date. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Bates, Wallace & Heath Funeral Home, Middleport NY.
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