Robert James Taylor, 85, Jessup, formerly of Liverpool, NY, passed away peacefully March 8, 2019 at Allied Services Hospice, with his family by his side. He was born Saturday, December 9, 1933 in Syracuse, NY, son of the late Reverend Roy and Nellie Taylor.
Bob served his country in the USAF during the Korean War.
He excelled at sports, including softball, baseball and bowling. Bob was invited to attend spring training for the New York Yankees. He also enjoyed off track betting.
He was employed in construction and as a truck driver before retirement. Bob enjoyed watching the New York Yankees and Syracuse basketball and football.
Bob is survived by his former wife, Agnes Snook Taylor, Jessup, with whom he resided; his daughter, Michelle, his pride and joy, and husband Gary Venosh, Archbald; grandsons, Gary Venosh Jr., Las Vegas, NV; Kyle Taylor and Casey Venosh, Archbald; granddaughter, Corey Lee Venosh and fiancé Brandon Stachnick, Archbald and great-grandchildren, Riley Jamine Venosh, Konnor Taylor and Reagan Stachnick. Also survived by nieces and nephews.
The family would like to thank the staff at Allied Hospice and Geisinger CMC for the exceptional care of Bob.
Family will receive friends from 10 am until time of Celebration of Life service at 11 am on Tuesday at the Louis J Rapoch Funeral Home, 420 Church St Archbald. Military honors will be provided by the Shopa-Davey VFW. Inurnment will be private.
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