Posted: Tuesday, January 18, 2011 4:57 pm
The Messenger, January 18, 2011
James Odell “Jim” Taylor, 86, of Apple Creek, Ohio, father of Pamela Crone of Obion, died Jan. 12, 2011, at Shady Lawn Nursing Home in Dalton, Ohio, under the care of hospice.
Services were 10 a.m. Saturday at Campfield-Hickman-Collier Funeral Home in Barberton, Ohio, with Jack Taylor officiating. Burial followed in East Liberty Cemetery.
The family requests that memorials be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of Greater Wayne County, 2525 Back Orrville Road, Wooster, OH 44691.
He was born May 10, 1924, in Fulton, son of the late Ollie and Fern (Holmes) Taylor. He was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran of World War II and had worked at Goodyear Aerospace for 35 years, retiring in 1986. He was a member of American Legion No. 147 of Apple Creek.
Survivors also include his wife, Sandra Taylor, whom he married Nov. 29, 1974; two other daughters, Cindy Taylor-Sheedy of Shreve, Ohio, and Sandra Conners of Manteca, Calif.; his son, John Harwood of Killeen, Texas; 11 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; and his brother, Jack Taylor.