Taylor, Jeffrey Lynn
Jeffrey Lynn Taylor, 47, of rural Utica, died accidently Saturday, June 15, 2013.
Jeff was born November 18, 1965, in Bloomfield, Iowa, to Laverne and Carol Joyce (Howk) Taylor. He graduated from Bloomfield High School in 1984. Throughout his school years, he worked at Taylor Feed and Seed. On February 21, 1987, Jeff married his best friend, Loretta “Lori” Harris at the First Baptist Church in Bloomfield. Jeff worked at Rockwell International in Fairfield, Iowa, for nine years and Troy Elevator in Bloomfield for nine years. In 2002, Jeff and Lori moved their family to rural Utica where Jeff took a job with Ag Specialists – Big Gain of St. Charles, where he worked for the last 11 years and was recently promoted to Southeast Regional Dealer Manager. Jeff was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Rochester.
Jeff loved fishing, being outdoors, playing cards, jeepin’ and spending time in the shop. He also enjoyed raising cattle with his boys.
He is survived by his wife, Lori; two sons, Luke (Nichole) and Clint (Hanna Adams); and one grandson on the way; parents, Laverne and Carol Joyce of Bloomfield; siblings: Debbie (Randy) Huggins, Denny (Deb) Taylor and Randy (Lisa) Taylor, all of Bloomfield; mother and father-in-law, Russell (Joann) Harris of Russell, Iowa; sister-in-law, Denice Blaine of Memphis, Mo.; nine nieces and nephews and many close friends.
Funeral service will be 1 p.m., Saturday, June 22, 2013, at Hoff Funeral & Cremation Service in St. Charles, with the Reverend Russell Harris officiating. Burial will follow at Pilot Mound Cemetery.
Visitation will be 4 to 8 p.m., Friday at the funeral home and one hour prior to the start of the service. A memorial service will also be held at a later date in Bloomfield and details will be announced once they become available.
Please share a memory of Jeff and sign his online guestbook at www.hofffuneral.com.