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Jeffrey Herbert TaylorNovember 5, 1956 ~ January 15, 2018 (age 61)
Jeff passed away unexpectedly at home. He is survived by his companion of 16yrs, Patricia Smith, her children & grandchildren who knew him as Papa Jeff; mother, Loetta Kennedy, Siblings: Janet Christmas, Tom (Roberta) Taylor, Barbara (Jim) Ottino, Beverly (Jeff) Bernard & Carolyn Taylor. He was adored and admired by numerous nieces and nephews as well as being a faithful, endearing son to his mother and father.
He was a man of few words, but when he spoke, he spoke volumes. Jeff took great pride in all his endeavors. He was respected and looked up to for his strong work ethic and numerous talents including carpentry, machinery, and mechanical ingenuity. He was employed at the Chemical Weapons Depot as an Air Monitor Technician in Pueblo.
Jeff was preceded in death by his father, Herbert Taylor and brother-in-law Gerald Christmas. His family and friends will miss him deeply.
The family requests no flowers, instead please consider a donation in Jeff’s honor to Kops-4-Kids (a community event connecting police and children during the holidays) which Jeff found to be an important service to the town of Florence. Your donation can be made to the Florence City Police Department, 600 W 3rd St. Florence, CO 81226.
Visitation 12pm-1PM with Funeral Service beginning at 1:00pm, Saturday, January 20, 2017, both at Harwood Chapel, 516 N. 10th, Canon City, CO. Arrangements entrusted to Harwood Funeral Home. Online condolences at Harwoodfunerals.com.