Obituary - Deseret News
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Curtis Ray Taylor, 78, of Lindon, passed away September 17, 1999, of heart failure.
He was born April 12, 1921, in Payson, Utah to Jesse Powell Taylor and Dora May Curtis. He graduated from Provo High School and attended Utah Trade Tech and BYU for one year before he was stricken with Polio. He served in the Navy in World War II as a Pharmacist mate with independent duty on the USS Coglan. He married Rosaleen Cope, from Tropic, Utah in September, 1949 in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. He worked at Dixon Taylor Russell (DTR) in the drapery and carpet department. He worked at Dugway Proving Ground as a security guard and security supervisor for thirty years. He served as Stake Mission President for the Grantsville Stake. He also served for 20 years as the Stake Coordinator for the church name extraction program. He served in the Spanish name extraction for the Lindon Stakes. Curtis had a great love for all his children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. He will be greatly missed by all his family.He is survived by his wife, Rosaleen; four daughters, Dora Leah (Philip) Judson, Springfield, VA; Rosaleen Faye (Jonathon) Boyle, Lindon; Karen Deon (Roger) Wangness, Geneva, MN; Tamara Joy (William) Moore, Pleasant Grove; and one son, Jesse Ray (Barbara) Taylor, Lacy, WA; 19 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Additional survivors include a sister, Joyce (Wendell) Brimhall; and aunt, Roene (Verl) Johnson, Provo. He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, ElDene.
Funeral services will be held Monday, September 20, 1999 at 11 a.m. in the Lindon Sixth Ward Chapel, 25 South Main, Lindon. Friends may call Sunday evening from 6-8 p.m. at Olpin Family Mortuary, 494 South 300 East, Pleasant Grove and at the church on Monday from 10-10:45 a.m. Burial will be in the Lindon City Cemetery. Military rites will be conducted by the Utah National Guard.