Richard L. Taylor 1956-2018

NILES — Richard L. Taylor, 62, of Niles, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018, at St. Joseph Warren Hospital.

Rich was born Nov. 13, 1956, in Youngstown, a son of Richard L. and Mildred Tillery Taylor Sr.

Rich was a 1975 graduate of Girard High School and had worked as a tow motor and crane operator for YSD and V&M. He was also a proud member of the NRA. Rich was an avid outdoorsman, enjoying camping, fishing and hunting, and was a die-hard New York Yankees, Cleveland Browns and Ohio State Buckeyes fan.

He was a devoted husband and father who leaves to cherish his memory, his wife, Anette M. Baker Taylor, whom he married Sept. 29, 1990; son, Dylan (Jordyn) Taylor of Niles; and daughter, Autumn Taylor of Niles.

Besides his parents, Rich was preceded in death by his son, Richard L. Taylor III; and his beloved grandmother, Margaret Taylor.

Services will be 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 17, 2018, at Blackstone Funeral Home in Girard. Calling hours will be 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 16, 2018, at the funeral home.

Visit www.blackstonefuneralhome.com to view this obituary and to send any expressions of sympathy to the family.

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