Donald Daniel Taylor

Taylor, Don O obit(November 17, 1920 – April 10, 2014)

St George Utah, Donald Daniel Taylor, age 93 passed away April 10, 2014. He was born November 17, 1920 in Ogden, Utah to Vivian Alford Taylor and Anna Elizabeth Henstra Taylor. He married Margaret Heald in Blackpool, England on November 28, 1945.

He is survived by his loving wife Margaret Taylor; and their children, Paul D. Taylor (Caroline) of Cambridge, England and Candice Taylor (Nick) of Mesquite, Nevada; seven grandchildren and nine great grandchildren. Also surviving are his sisters, Lois McCloy Heald and Florence Cox. He is preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Alford, John, Neal, Harold, David and Vivian; and sisters, Ardell and Ann.

Don’s greatest joy was spending time with his family. He enjoyed many fishing and hunting trips with his brothers and sisters and their families. He was also an avid fly fisherman and archer. He loved golfing and skiing and excelled in any sport he tried. He also enjoyed spending time in his workshop. He was a proud veteran of World War II and met his wife Margaret while stationed in England.

Special thanks to Alpha Hospice of St. George and the staff at The Meadows Assisted Living Facility.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Alpha Hospice of St. George.

Funeral Services

  • Funeral services will be held Saturday, April 12, 2014 at 4 p.m. at the Spilsbury Mortuary Chapel, 110 S. Bluff, St. George.
  • There will be a viewing one hour prior to services at the mortuary.
  • Interment will take place in the Tonaquint Cemetery.

Arrangements are made under the direction of Spilsbury Mortuary, 435-673-2454. Friends and family are invited to sign Don’s guestbook at


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