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Bob Taylor, 76, Leaves Brother in Medfield

Robert Taylor died on Sept. 28 surrounded by his loving family and dog.

Bob Taylor, 76, Leaves Brother in Medfield

This obituary was taken from www.legacy.com

Robert D. Taylor, 76, a resident of Blue Spruce Road, East Wilton, Maine, diedon Sept. 28 peacefully at his home as he wanted, surrounded by his loving family and with his dog.

He was born May 5, 1936 in Boston, the son of Richard and Olive (Mitchell) Taylor. He attended school in Massachusetts and then served in the  U.S. Marine Corps from 1954 - 1956. On October 24, 1964, he married Margaret 'Peggy' Travers. They raised 4 sons in Hopkinton prior to moving the family to Maine in 1985. Peggy passed away on Nov. 6, 2010.

Bob worked as a printer at AB Dick, Boston University, Knowlton & McLeary, and at Foster Manufacturing. He enjoyed spending time at his civil war era home with his family and friends, always employing an open door. He and Peggy spent countless hours tending to the beautiful gardens and yards that brought them great pride and joy. An avid fly fisherman and hunter, he passed a passion for the outdoors on to his children. Many family and friends were bestowed with the restored antique bamboo fly rods that Bob handcrafted. Bob was an active supporter of Boy Scouts and athletic boosters in Hopkinton and he also loved the New England Patriots.

He is survived by his loving sons and daughters-in-law, Rob and Julie Taylor of Jay; Tim and Jane Taylor of Scarborough; Brian and Jessica Taylor of Poland; Rob and Christy Hmieleski of Stanford, KY; his 9 cherished grandchildren, Kimberly (Hutchinson) Halcomb, Christopher Hmieleski, Erik Taylor, Emily Taylor, Kaitlyn Hmieleski, Ethan Taylor, Ruby Taylor, Maya Taylor and Molly Taylor; his great-grandson Ian Halcomb, and his brother, Richard Taylor of Medfield.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Boy Scout Troop 518, PO Box 789, Wilton ME 04294. Internment with military honors was held on Oct. 13 at Vine Lake Cemetery in Medfield.

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