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Robert Taylor


August 14, 1941 - April 6, 1999

Bobby Lee Taylor

Bobby Lee Taylor, 57, of 1526 W Locust St, Bloomington, died at 5:15 a.m. Tuesday (April 6, 1999) at OSF St Joseph Medical Center, Bloomington.

His funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Kibler-Smith Memorial Home, Bloomington, the Rev William Barton officiating.  Burial will be in Park Hill Cemetery, Bloomington.  Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or to an organization of the donor's choice.

Mr Taylor was born Aug 14, 1941, in Arkansas, son ofJeneford C and Lula G Cox Taylor.  He married Mary Elizabeth Drury on Nov 27, 1966.  She survives.

Also surviving are two daughters, Sheryl (Andy) Turner, Otwell Ind., and Brenda Taylor, Lombard; one son, Rodney Taylor, Bloomington; two brothers, Gerald (Gari) Taylor, Walla Walla, Wash, and Glen Taylor, Charleston, SC; and three sisters, Sue (Jeff) Cousins, Groveland, Marilyn (Tom) Engel, Ellsworth, and Patsy (Richard) Stewart, Mesa, Ariz.

Other survivors include four grandchildren, Jessica Turner, Nicole Turner, Ashley Turner and Jacob Turner.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Mr Taylor was a graduate of Bloomington High School.  He was a factory worker, retiring from General Electric after 28 years of service.  He also owned Taylor Saw Sharpening Service.

He was a member of Machinist Lodge No. 1000 and Bloomington Masonic Lodge No 43 for 34 years.

Mr Taylor was a collector of antiques, and was an avid Cardinal baseball fan.

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