Wilmer Robert Taylor, Jr.

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Jun 5 1949
Jul 7 2015
66 Years
Christiana, Pennsylvania

Wilmer Robert Taylor, Jr., 66, of Christiana died at his home on Tuesday, July 7, 2015. He was the beloved husband of Anita Weaver Taylor with whom he shared 42 years of marriage. Born in Coatesville, he was the son of Wilmer R. Taylor, Sr. of Honey Brook and the late Charlotte Simmers Taylor. 
Bob was a 1967 graduate of the former Scott High School in Coatesville. He proudly served in the US Navy during the Vietnam War. After his discharge he continued his education at West Chester University graduating in 1979.
He was employed as a social worker for the State of PA retiring in 2001. 
He was a member and Past President of the Christiana Lions Club and he was a member of the Upper Octorara Presbyterian Church.

He is survived, in addition to his wife and father, by his Aunt Thelma Taylor of Coatesville and several nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. He was preceded in death by his sister Elizabeth Ann Bernard.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, July 11, 2015 at 11am from the Upper Octorara Presbyterian Church, 1121 Octorara Trail, Parkesburg, PA with a viewing from 10 to 11am. Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Christiana Lions Club, 325 N. Bridge Street, Christiana, PA 17509.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Wilde Funeral Home of Parkesburg.  Online condolences may be posted at www.wildefuneralhome.com

Service Date: 
Jul 11 2015 - 11:00am
Service Location: 
Upper Octorara Presbyterian Church

Condolences

Dear Nita.  I was shocked and greatly sadden to hear about Bob.  He lived a life filled with love and caring for others.  HLiopefully that memory will give you some peace in the future as you go forward.  Lin and I will be keeping you in our thoughts and prayers.

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Thank you David. I hope you are both well. Thank you for your prayers!

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Anita my heart goes out to you at this very difficult time. May God hold you and comfort you.

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Although I didn't know him personally, my wife knew him and always had nice things to say. I'm glad that Bob and I were friends on Facebook because he always had nice comments and positive words on our pictures and posts. So sorry for your loss. Sending hugs and condolences.

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Anita,

We were so sorry to hear of Bob's passing. We have so many fond memories of him. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Wishing you peace.

Luanne Bair-Bouchelle and Libby Bair

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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So sorry Nita bout Bobs passing. He was very nice man funny& faithful. Cont prayers for you, Bob Sr& family. May our Lord gv u peace& comfort

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Nita,

We are so sorry to hear of Bob going home to be with the Lord. Both of you have been such a strong beacon for the Lord for all these years together. May God give you His peace and grace as you face this loss in the days to come. 

Blessing and Love forever,

Reitzel & Doris Swaim & Family

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The congregation of Hope Fellowship Church extends our since sympathy along with our thoughts and prayers. It was always a pleasure to have Bob visit us and attend some of our fellowship times. We rejoice knowing that the Gates of Heaven were opened up for him and that Jesus Christ was there to welcome him.

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Anita, I'm so sorry about Bob's passing. He was a very special person and so kind hearted. I will miss seeing his uplifting and cute posts on Facebook. I know he's in Heaven having a blast talking to my dad. You will be in my thoughts and prayers. 

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Thank you Tracey. He loved your Dad and was so upset when he died. I bet they are rejoicing and talking a mile a minute. Thanks for your kind words.

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<p>Dear Anita and Wilmer and family,&nbsp;</p>

<p>Ben and I are saddened by the homegowing of Bob. &nbsp;He was special to our family. &nbsp;May God comfort you and give you peace as only He can give. &nbsp;Our prayers are with you.</p>

<p>Earth weeps but Heaven rejoices!</p>

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Thank you Joyce and Ben for your support and love and for coming yesterday. Your hugs were very strong and supportive.

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Dear Anita, we are so very sorry for your loss..  Bob was a great friend and neighbor.  If there is anything we can do or you need please dont hesitate to give us a call..  It was always great seeing both of you and we enjoyed talking with you both.  Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

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Thank you April and Brian. Bob loved watching your girls grow up. He was always excited to see you guys and to hear about your adventures. He will be missed dearly.

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