Darwin Wayne Taylor
Darwin Wayne Taylor OGDEN - Darwin Wayne Taylor passed away on Friday, April 8, 2005, surrounded by his angel and his loving family, at McKay-Dee Hospital from a subdural hematoma. He was born October 24, 1927 in Preston, Idaho, a son of Ervon Thomas and Alice LaVon Bonnie Cole Taylor. He graduated from Logan High School and LDS Business College with a degree in business. On December 1, 1950 he married Neelyne Corbridge, his angel on earth, in the Logan Temple. Darwin was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Ogden 67th/Canyon Hollows Ward. He served full time in the Spanish American Mission. He served as Stake missionary, Stake clerk, Ward clerk, Stake finance clerk, devoted home teacher and in the Sunday School presidency. He retired from HAFB as a Digital Computer Programmer Specialist. He loved country music, he liked Weber State basketball, worked hard in his yard, was an avid reader and did genealogical research. He never spoke a bad word about anyone and never met a person he didn't like or befriend. His family was his life and he loved spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He enjoyed walks in the mountains and loved his cowboy boots and hats. His heart was in ranching and farming but heart trouble kept him away from it. He is survived by his wife, Neelyne of Ogden; three daughters and one son, Vickie (Jim) Urry, serving as Mission presidents in the Brazil, Sao Paulo East Mission; Marcia (Stan) Gardiner, Roy; Lori (Tim) Reeder, Farr West; and Kevin (Kim) Taylor, Roy. He is also survived by 18 grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren with three on the way; one sister, Evona Wells, Idaho City, ID; and one brother, Norman D. (Dorothy) Taylor, Ogden. He was preceded in death by his parents, two great-grandchildren and two brothers, LaMar and Lewis Taylor. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to the General Missionary Fund of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Funeral serv ices will be held on Thursday, April 14 at 11:00 a.m. at Myers Mortuary in Ogden, 845 Washington Blvd. Friends and family may call at the mortuary on Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. and on Thursday from 9:45 to 10:45 a.m. Interment, Ben Lomond Cemetery, North Ogden. Send condolences to family at www.myers-mortuary.com.
Published in the Standard-Examiner from 4/12/2005 - 4/13/2005.