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Harold Taylor

March 18, 1931 - August 15, 2019

          Harold Taylor, age 88, of New Castle, DE, passed away peacefully on Thursday, August 15, 2019.

          Born in Bluefield, WV, on March 18, 1931, he was a son of the late Oliver Jesse and Martha (Scott) Taylor.  Harold proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy from 1951 – 1954 during the Korean War.  For many years he worked as a machine operator for Electric, Hose and Rubber Co.  Harold was an avid Philadelphia Eagles and Phillies fan.

          In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Frances Marie (Blevins) Taylor; daughter, Judith Gayle Verucci; and 11 siblings.  Harold is survived by his daughter, Kay Estrada (Cal); grandchildren, James, Michael, Scott, Andrew, Andrea, Melissa and April; and great grandchildren, Kaleigh, Allison, Abigail, Adelyn and Adam.

          A visitation for family and friends will be held from 11:30 am until 12:30 pm on Monday, August 26, 2019, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 North DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where a funeral service will begin at 12:30 pm.  Interment will follow in Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 2465 Chesapeake City Road, Bear, DE.

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  • Sincerest condolences. Always here for you and love you.
    Russ and Linda

  • Kay we are so saddened to know of Uncle Harold’s passing. He was always such a kind hearted person. He will me missed. You are all in our thoughts and prayers. Love you,
    Rick & Vanessa

  • Kay , my thoughts and prayers are with you during this time. Uncle Harold will be with all of the brothers and sisters now. Sincerely Greg

  • Kay and family:
    Sending condolences and heart felt sympathy. I know he will be missed and Kay you really were there for him. You did an excellent job.
    Thinking of you and God bless and comfort you!!! 💕💕💕

  • Kay
    Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers. We are blessed by such great memories and I know heaven is glowing as all of them are together again and with Jim. Hugs and prayers ❤️🙏
    Margaret Bryant.

  • Hello Kay,
    Sorry to hear about uncle Harold, my thoughts and prayers are with you .
    Love Rhonda

  • Dear Kay and Andrea,
    So sorry to hear of Uncle Harold’s passing. I remember him as a kind, funny,gentle person.He is now reunited with Aunt Marie and Judy.
    He will always be with you.
    Our deepest sympathy and prayers.
    Sherry Williams and family 🙏🏼

  • Dearest Kay ,
    So sorry to hear about your dads passing . It’s hard losing a parent at any age . But he has lead a very interesting life . And I am sure he is reunited with everyone and is having a wonderful time . You are in my thoughts.
    Love you
    Kim

  • Uncle Harold although I haven’t seen you in many years, I have many fond memories of you from my childhood, especially playing baseball with you and my father when we would visit. My hope is you have found eternal peace with God in heaven. Rest In Peace.

  • Rest in peace Harold

  • Dear Kay,
    I was so sorry to hear of Uncle Harold’s passing. I have such fond memories of times spent with him and Aunt Marie when you and Judy were very young. He will surely be missed by all of us who loved him so. My prayers and thoughts are with you, Uncle Harold and all our beloved family who he is now with forever.

    As always
    Your cousin Joyce and family

  • Kay my heart is heavy today thinking of Uncle Harold as he is laid to rest. He was always so happy when he visited his WV family. Mom and all the family cherished his visits. Love to all of you. 🙏❤️

  • Kay,

    We are sorry for your loss. We hope you find peace during this difficult time.

    Warm regards,
    Tom & Heidi

  • Kay,
    We were so sorry to hear of Harold’s passing. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.
    With sincere sympathy,
    Rose & Don Roberts

  • Love you Pop-Pop. You are truly missed. Think about you everyday and how we used to watch the Phillies, Eagles, and Blue Rocks together. Miss you 💛.