Gilbert Arthur “Butch” Taylor passed away on Saturday, February 18, 2017 at West Coast General Hospital, at the age of 70.
Predeceased by parents Jack and Loula May Taylor; birth mother Beatrice Lacy; son Gilbert Taylor; brothers Jim Taylor, Glen Harder, and Bud Taylor; and sister Anita Taylor.
Butch is survived by his loving wife of 28 years Marion Taylor; sons Jack (Rosemarie) and Chris (Vicki); stepchildren Karl, David, Peter, Willie, and Josephine Haipee, Sharon Peter; grandchildren Genine, Breanna, Alee, Doug, Shannon (Art), Desiree, Audrey, Derek , Brandon, Kyle, Lance, Andrew, and Michael Stanley Jr.; great-grandchildren Katanna, Talya, Gregory, Cameron, Zack, and Chloe; sisters Anita Averies, Janet Leigh Fry, Louise Lowery, as well as extended family.
A Funeral Service will be held at 11:00am on Saturday, February 25, 2017 at the Chapel of Memories, 4005 6th Avenue, Port Alberni, BC, with Les Schrader officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Memories and condolences can be shared with the family at www.chapelofmemories.ca