Richard B. Taylor, 71, of Waterloo, died Thursday, September 16, 2010 at Allen Hospital after a long illness. Services were held Monday, September 20 at St. Edward's Catholic Church in waterloo with burial at Mt. Olivet Cemetery.
Richard was born May 7, 1939, in Waterloo, to Peter Dent Taylor and Frances Strohbehn Taylor of Geneseo Township, Buckingham. He married Janice M. McDonough in West Union, in 1964. He graduated from Geneseo High School in 1957 and attended Iowa State University prior to graduating from the University of Northern Iowa. He taught junior high and high school social studies in West Liberty before spending 34 years as a manager and engineer at John Deere Waterloo Works. He is survived by: his wife; daughters Mary L. Taylor, Anne M. Taylor and Chris Limburg, and Dawn M. Taylor.
Preceded in death by: his parents; brother Peter Dean Taylor. Memorials: may be directed to St. Edward Catholic Church or the Iowa 4-H Foundation at iowa4hfoundation.org.