Conneaut- Paul L. "Pete" Taylor, 80, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, June 22, 2021 at the Ashtabula County Nursing Home, surrounded by family.
He was born on September 9, 1940, in Bellaire, Ohio the son of Loring Paul Taylor and Helen Cale Taylor. Pete graduated from Muskinghum University after receiving a bachelor's degree in Sociology. Pete resided in Conneaut since 1966, after residing in the Dayton area in his younger years. He retired from R.W. Sidley, where he worked in sales.
Pete was a Member of the Conneaut Elk's Lodge #256, Moose Lodge #472 and the Evergreen F&A Masonic Lodge #222, where he was a 32nd Degree Mason.
Pete enjoyed taking his street rods to area car shows. Along with his wife Peggy, they enjoyed rescuing Bassett Hounds and wintering in Florida. He also enjoyed playing a round of golf and rooting for the Florida Seminoles and the Cleveland Indians and Browns.
He is survived by his beloved wife, Margaret E. "Peggy" Taylor, whom he married on November 30, 1974 in East Springfield, Pennsylvania; children, Lynn L. Rebera, Loring Paul "Buzz" Taylor, II and Myles H. (Tina) Taylor, Scott W. (Brook) Altier, Timothy A. (Julie) Altier, and Todd M. (Robin) Altier; grandchildren, Alexis and Spencer Altier, Alex and Buzzy Taylor, Tony and Justin Santiago, Ethan Taylor, Aidan and Nolan Altier; and a great-grandson, Finn.
Pete was preceded in death by his parents; and his first wife, Karen Horton Taylor
In keeping with Pete's request, private family services were observed.
In his memory, let us all raise his favorite drink, a Manhattan to the "Mayor of Mill St."
Memorials in his memory to the Hospice of the Western Reserve, 1166 Lake Ave., Ashtabula.
The family wishes to extend a special thank you to the Conneaut Rescue Squad for their assistance the past few years.
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We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at Thompson Smith Nesbitt Funeral Home