Taylor, Gordon John
Passed away peacefully at Riverside Glen on January 29, 2019 in his 85th year. Beloved husband of Rita Taylor. Loving father of Linda (Glen) Francis, Scott (Cindy) Taylor, and John (Jacky) Taylor, and stepfather of Robert (Linda) Burgess. Cherished grandfather of Matt, Becca, Mikayla, Zach, Chris, Emily, Hilary, Alison, Jessica, Josh, and Joanna, and great-grandfather of Oliver and Blake. He will be remembered by Ruth Sadlier (nee Bonikowsky) the mother of his 3 children. Predeceased by his parents John and Vina Taylor and his sister Wilma Henderson.
Gordon worked hard at Pirelli Cable where he made lifelong friends, teaching guitar in his basement with the dream of opening his own music store. That dream was realized in 1969 on Carden St. with the opening of Gordon Taylor Music, later moved to Woolwich St.
Special thanks to the staff at Riverside Glen, and his lifelong friend Bev “Harry” Stowe.
Friends will be received at Gilbert MacIntyre and Son Funeral Home, Hart Chapel, 1099 Gordon St, Guelph, on Saturday, February 2, 2019 from 12-2pm, with a memorial service taking place in the funeral home chapel at 2 p.m. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Society or to a charity of one’s choice. Donation cards are available at the funeral home (519-821-5077), or online condolences may be left at www.gilbertmacintyreandson.com.