Harry Taylor Jr. age 99 of Wilmington, NC and Chatham, NJ passed away April 6, 2013 at Lower Cape Fear Hospice & LifeCareCenter.
Mr. Taylor had been a draftsman for the Newark Die Company for 40 years,retiring in 1975.
He was born in Brooklyn,NY and lived in Maplewood,New Jersey for many years before moving to Chatham in 1989.
Throughout his life, he was a devoted hiker,jogger,bike rider, swimmer and skier. His hobby of inventing toys funded his children’s college education.
His wife of 65 years, Norma E. Taylor , preceded him in death in January 2009.
He is survived by a daughter, Jean Wilcox; and a son, Glenn Taylor; three grandchildren and a great grandchild.
A Family Gathering will be held later in New Jersey.
In liew of flowers, Contributions can be made to Lower Cape Fear Hospice Foundation, 1406 Physians Dr. Wilmington, NC 28401 or Adult Day Services of Wilmington, 220 Avondale Dr. Wilmington,NC 28403.
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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403 910.791.9099