Thomas Richard Taylor

thomas taylor
Richard Taylor, 56, of Canyon Lake, TX crossed over into Paradise at 1:58 p.m. on July 30, 2014. Richard was born in Abilene, TX on October 2, 1957 to Frank & Frances Taylor. Richard served our country by enlisting in the Air Force in 1977 as a Medical Laboratory Specialist / Research Toxicologist. After serving 6 years he continued in the field of Medicine as a civilian for many years. Richard was preceded in death by his mother Frances. He is survived by his wife of 26 wonderful years, Jannie Taylor, their 2 children Courtney & Lucas, grandson C.J., father Frank, brother Charlie, 3 nieces & a nephew. This "Gentle Giant" fought a rough battle with cancer. His family & friends are content in the knowledge that he is relaxing comfortably in Paradise and without pain. Richard loved music. He enjoyed listening to and supporting local musicians so much that, at his request, in lieu of a funeral he would like us to Celebrate his Life at Oma's Secret Garten in Gruene, TX The Celebration will take place Thursday 8/7/14 from 1 p.m. till 10 p.m. There will be live music highlighted by Richards favorite, Mothership Connection, his son Lucas' band.

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  1. Lucas, Ladybug and I are so saddened by the loss of your dad, and you and your family are in our prayers. May the God of comfort and peace be with y’all every moment of every day. The promise of Paradise — Heaven — also brings with it the promise of eternity with our Lord and of being reunited with our loved ones. Rest and trust in that promise. We love you Brother!

  2. Dear Courtney I am so sorry for the loss of your father. As you know I lost my mom in February. We can find great comfort in knowing they are with the Lord and are at peace and pain free. My condolences to your family. I know how close you all were! Love Trina

  3. So sorry for your loss. Richard was such a wonderful man and will be missed by many. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

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