Benjamin W. Taylor, 66, of Renovo passed away Saturday, September 5, 2020 at his residence. He was the husband of Patricia M. (Boob) Taylor who survives.
Born July 29, 1954 in Renovo he was the son of John F. Taylor and the late Nina R. (Dingman) Taylor. He was a member of the Assembly of God Church in Hammersly Fork.
Benjamin worked several jobs throughout his life including, Berwick Forge and Fabrication, High Steel Structures Inc., BB&B, the pipeline, and serving as the Stewartstown Twp. supervisor. He was a member of the American Legion, Sons of Italy, The Eagles, and The Elks. As a great outdoorsman, he enjoyed hunting and fishing. He loved to read, gamble, play cards, spend time with his family, and eat at his favorite restaurant, Socky’s.
In addition to his wife and father, Benjamin is survived by four sons, Samuel D. (Jennifer) Taylor of Harrisburg, Richard J. Taylor of North Carolina, Gary R. (Jessica) Reed of Altoona, and Barry W. (Lawanda) Reed of Alaska; two daughters, Jennifer M. (Hank) Mos of Renovo, and Denise L. (Tyler) Taylor of Renovo; 22 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; one brother, Jessie; four sisters, Valarie Ransdorf of Woolrich, Nina (Dave) Taylor of Renovo, Karla (John) Andrus of Lamar; and Jan (James) Rice of Lock Haven; and several nieces and nephews.
A visitation will be from 12 to 2 p.m. on Saturday, September 12, 2020 at Maxwell Funeral Home, 205 5th Street in Renovo. A Celebration of Life Service will directly follow at 2 p.m. at the funeral home with Martha Sykes officiating.
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