Posted: April 20th, 2015

TaylorRobert (obit)
1941 – 2015

Robert “Bob” Taylor of Lethbridge, beloved husband of Karen G. ( nee Allen) passed away on Thursday, April 16, 2015. Bob is also survived by son Stephen (Janet) of Victoria, B.C., daughters Melody Martin of St. Albert and Colleen (Drew) Desaunoy of Blairmore, and son Scott (Macksy) of Medicine Hat. Bob has nine grandchildren, whom he loved very much, Riley, Madison, Jeffrey, Sydney, Jayleen, Shivonne, Chance, Shayla and Thomas. Bob was predeceased by his father Steve, mother Maude (Jim Clarkson), brothers Don and Ed. Also survived by brothers Lyle (Janet) Clarkson, Randy (Jacquie) Clarkson and sisters Joyce (Daryl) Braumberger, Carol (Albrecht) Engler, sisters in law Barb Taylor and Myrt Taylor. Missing him will be special niece Kim (Fred) Gill and numerous nieces and nephews.

Bob was born in Medicine Hat, married Karen in 1962 and they had 52 wonderful years together. Bob began his bowling career at Park Lane Bowl in Medicine Hat, the family relocated to Lethbridge in 1973. He started at Capri Sports Bowl as mechanic then as Manager, later at Holiday Bowl until retirement. Bob spent many hours coaching Youth Bowling, working with YBC and Seniors, running tournaments and made countless friends.

Bob loved Country music, the Toronto Blue Jays and his cats Weasel and Rat, dog – Rascal. Over the summer, for many years, Bob helped Karen with her jams and jellies, peeling and chopping fruit for the Farmer’s Market.

A Memorial Service will be held Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at Legion Memorial Hall, North entrance, 324 Mayor Magrath Drive at 2:00 p.m., everyone welcome.

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