Terry N. Taylor, 71, of Clinton, Iowa passed away at home on Monday, December 24, 2018. Honoring his wishes, cremation rites will be accorded with a Memorial service occurring at 1 pm on Saturday, December 29, 2018 at Lemke Funeral Homes – South Chapel (2610 Manufacturing Drive). A visitation will occur 2 hours prior from 11 am until the service hour on Saturday. Private burial will take place at a later date. Lemke Funeral Homes assisted the family with arrangements.
Terry was born July 21, 1947 in Clinton, Iowa the son of Hudson and Maxine (Jordan) Taylor. He was a graduate of Fulton High School. Terry was united in marriage to Barbara Hilligoss on September 18, 1981.
Terry worked as a line operator at Case IH, retiring after 30 years. Following retirement, he worked in maintenance services at the First Baptist Church, East Moline, Illinois. He was a member of the Fraternal Order of Freemasons.
Terry loved fishing, whether it was fishing locally or on fishing trips to various states. Terry was a collector, whether he was collecting coins using his metal detector, adding to his coin collection, or collecting sports cards. He loved going to coin and card conventions. Above all, he loved his family very much and will be greatly missed.
Terry is survived by his daughter – Dianne (Dan) Percy of Thomson, IL; sons – Terry (Sonya Dawson) Taylor and Joe (Becci Peterson) Taylor both of Clinton; sister – Nadine Klotz of Zephyr Hills FL; Uncle Phillip Jordan of Clinton; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; with several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Preceding Terry in death were his parents, his wife Barbara and sister Joyce.