Taylor, Andrew

Written by David Green.

Andrew “Andy” Taylor, 74, of Lyons, Ohio, died Feb. 25, 2007, at Toledo Hospital.

He was born Nov. 3, 1932, in Delta, Ohio, to Roy and Minnie (Foreman) Taylor.

Andy was a small engine repairman at the Andersons of Maumee, retiring after more than 25 years of service. He later worked in the former Coast to Coast Hardware Store in Wauseon.

Andy was a member of the National Guard. He enjoyed restoring old cars and going to Cruise Night on Wauseon.

Andy is survived by children, Debbie (and Steve) Miller of Lyons and Robert Taylor of Fayette; a brother, Richard Taylor of Lyons; a former daughter-in-law, Carla Taylor; six grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Olen, Harold and Taddy Taylor; and sisters, Genevieve Beckett and Betty Leininger.

Visitation is planned from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday (today) at Barnes Funeral Chapel in Delta. Funeral services are scheduled at 1 p.m. Thursday at the funeral chapel. Burial will follow at Heath Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, Lucas County Unit, 135 Chesterfield Lane, Suite 100, Maumee, OH 43537.

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