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Wilber (Bob) Taylor  

Prominent Local Businessman Dies

Wilber (Bob) Taylor, 64, who owned and operated Taylor's Ben Franklin Variety Stare, passed away at 6:15 p.m. Sunday, June 22, at the P a r k v i ew Hospital, Plymouth, where he had been a patient for one week. Mr. Taylor had lived here for 25 years, after coming to Culver from Monroe, Michigan where he had been associated with the Kresge Co. for a number of years. Mr. Taylor was born June 3, 1905 at Ord, Nebraska to George and Maude (Laverty) Taylor. He was married June 3, 1929 at Findley, Ohio to Beatrice Harris, who survives. Other survivors are a daughter, Mrs. Barbara J. Snyder, Culver , one son, Robert H. Taylor, Bloomington, Ind. , one brother, Harold Taylor, Lincoln, Neb., and five grandchildren. Mr. Taylor was a member of th Wesley United Methodist Church, Henry H. Culver Lodge No. 617 F. A. M. , South Bend Valley Scottish Rite, Rochester Lodge No. 2110, B.T.O.E., past worthy patron of the Emily Jane Culver Chapter Order of Eastern Star, past president of the Culver Lions Club, and twice the president of Culver Union Township Chamber of Commerce. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, June 26 at the Wesley United Methodist Church, Culver , w i t h Rev. Earl Sharp, pastor, and Rev. Carl Q. Baker, of North Manchester, Ind., and former pastor, oficiating. Burial will be in the Culver Masonic Cemetery. The Easterday-Bonlne Funeral Home is, in charge of arrangements, where Eastern Star and Masonic memorial services were conducted at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. - THURSDAY, JUNE 26, 1969

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