Wm. Frank Taylor

Wm. Frank Taylor, age 91, passed away at home on Tuesday December 11, 2018.  Frank was born in Cape Charles, VA. on August 23, 1927, son of the late Gay and Hugh Taylor.  He attended Claymont High School and enlisted in the Coast Guard, serving aboard the lightship, Overfalls.  He retired from Scott Paper Co. after 45 years of service.  Frank helped form the first Local Union #448, and served as its first president.  He was an active member of Zion Lutheran Church volunteering in many capacities.  He loved traveling, especially cruises, and eating corn on the cob and steamed crabs.  Frank was preceded in death by his son, Gary Taylor; son-in-law, Ron Poplos. 

Frank is survived by his wife of 70 years, Adele; his daughter, Diane Poplos; his daughter-in-law, Pam Taylor; and his son, Jeffery Taylor (Lorraine); his 5 grandchildren, Stacy (Jim) Connor, Kyle Poplos, Chad Taylor (Aimee), Scott Taylor, and Katrina Taylor; and his 4 great grandsons, Shane and Tyler Connor, and Nicholas and Ryan Poplos. 

Frank's wishes were to have a private service at the Delaware Veteran's Memorial Cemetery.  In following his wishes, the service was held December 27, 2018.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Delaware Hospice, 16 Polly Drummond Center, 2nd floor, Newark, DE 19711 or St. Mark's Lutheran Church, 501 Duncan Rd., Wilmington, DE  19809.


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