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Richard D. Taylor

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Memorial Service

Saturday, June 15th
11:00 AM

Newtown Presbyterian Church
25 North Chancellor Street
Newtown, PA 18940

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Reception Following the Service

Saturday, June 15th

Newtown Presbyterian Church
25 North Chancellor Street
Newtown, PA 18940

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Interment Will Be Private

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Richard D. Taylor of Ivyland died Thursday June 6, 2019 at his residence surrounded by his loving family. He was 68.

Richard was the beloved husband of  44 years to Cynthia Himsworth Taylor.

Born in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late Henry and Edna Landsiedel Taylor.

In addition to his beloved wife Cynthia, Richard is survived by his children; Douglas R. Taylor and his wife Margaret of Ivyland and Glen D. Taylor and his wife Sara of Chalfont. He is also survived by his sister June Maier of Reading and his 4 cherished grandchildren, Grace, Kathryn, Reagan and Pierce Taylor.

Richard was a former resident of Horsham before moving to Ivyland in 1985. He was a graduate of Millersville University and he continued his graduate studies at Trenton State University. Richard was the founder and long-time President of Earthborne Trucks and Equipment in Warrington from 1976 to 2014. He was a former Industrial Arts educator at Upper Moreland High School where he was a mentor to many. Richard was an active Trustee at the Newtown Presbyterian Church and dedicated countless hours of his time and concern to the church community and facilities. In his leisure time, he enjoyed spending many hours in the woods and on the water at Lake Wallenpaupack.  He traveled extensively throughout the country camping.  He also gave his time and treasury to the victims of hurricanes for relief and communities in need.  Richard will be deeply missed by his family and friends and by all who came to know him.

Relatives and friends are invited to his Memorial Service on Saturday, June 15, 2019 at 11:00am in the Newtown Presbyterian Church,   25 N. Chancellor Street, Newtown, PA 18940.  A reception will follow at the church.  Richard’s interment will be privately held.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to the “Rick Taylor Scholarship Fund” at The  AED Foundation , 650 E. Algonquin Rd., Suite 305, Schaumburg, IL 60173.  This continuing scholarship’s purpose is to support the education of the next generation of diesel and heavy equipment technicians.


Rick Taylor Scholarship Fund at the AED Foundation
650 E. Algonquin Road
Suite 305
Schaumburg , IL 60173
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