Farming Rural 12

Stanley W. Taylor

June 12, 1950 ~ October 18, 2021 (age 71)


Stanley W. Taylor passed away on October 18, 2021 at 2:08am at St. Francis Medical Center. He was born on July 12, 1950 the son of Clyde Taylor and Dorothea (Abel) Boney in Galesburg IL. He married Janice Kenney on August 14, 1980.

Stanley is survived by his wife Jan of Roseville, Children; Shauna (Kevin) Birdsell of Bushnell IL, Jeff (Jen) Taylor of Chambersburg, PA, Jen (Rick) McCutcheon of North Henderson, and John Loveridge of Roseville, grandchildren; Jack (Michelle) Birdsell of Winnebago IL, Kurtis Birdsell of Bushnell, Wyatt Birdsell of Kings Bay GA, Logan McCutcheon of Abingdon, Meghan McCutcheon of North Henderson,  Drew Loveridge of North Henderson, and Jackson Loveridge of North Henderson, great-grandchildren; Lily Birdsell and Elias Birdsell of Winnebago IL.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Stanley had worked at Gates Rubber Company for 30 years, from where he retired. After his retirement he worked many jobs almost all were outside. He enjoyed boating, riding on ATVs, camping, and fishing. He was a loving caring father and grandfather, but he was all about the kids a true kids magnet. He was a handy man at heart. He loved his Ford Vehicles, along with one of his true loves his 1950 8n Ford tractor. He was known to be an avid Chicago Bears Fan. Stanley never met a stranger in his life, and he will be truly missed.

Cremation rites have been accorded. At this time, the Family has no services planned. Memorials may be made to the Knox County Child Advocacy Center, which holds a special place in Stan’s heart. Online condolences may be made at Wise Family Funeral Home in Roseville is in charge of arrangements.

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