Robert George “Bob” Taylor
January 25, 1937 - August 20, 2021
Robert George “Bob” Taylor, age 84, of New Castle, DE, passed away on Friday, August 20, 2021.
Born in Wilmington, DE on January 25, 1937, he was a son of the late William Taylor and Helen Cullen. Robert retired from Sheridan Ford after working many years as a driver in the parts department. Prior to that he worked at Quillen Brothers in New Castle.
Robert loved watching cowboy movies and watching Eagles football. His proudest moments were when he would go see his grandchildren and great grandchildren in their many activities and taking his great-granddaughter, Skylar to school every day. His family meant the world to him and he showed it every day. He was proud of his vegetable garden and loved working on his yard.
In addition to his parents, Robert was preceded in death by his brothers, William Taylor and Daniel Taylor; sister, Carol Boney; and sister-in-law, Carol Sweetman. He is survived by his beloved wife of 63 years, Joyce Van Dyke Taylor; sons, Robert (Karen) and Scott (Jacqueline). Devoted grandfather to his pride and joy, Bobby (Stephanie), Shawn (Jamie) and Zachary (Becca); and precious great grandchildren, Jaymyn, Jayden, Cameron, Evan, Skylar, Sayge, Alex, Rylee; and his newest granddaughter, Brynlee to be born in October. He is also survived by his dear sister, Helen Warren; sisters-in-law, Laureen, Betty (John), Barbara and Hope (Bill); and numerous nieces and nephews.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 10 am until 11 am on Friday, August 27, 2021 at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 North DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where a funeral service will begin at 11 am. Face coverings will be required for all those in attendance not immunized with the COVID-19 vaccine per the Governor of Delaware. Interment will be held in Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 North DuPont Highway, New Castle, DE.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Robert’s memory to the Food Bank of Delaware, Attn: Development Department, 222 Lake Drive, Newark, DE 19702 or online by clicking here.