Phillip W. Taylor, born in Cardston, Alberta on May 22nd, 1921, passed away suddenly December 10th, 2003 in Campbell River, BC.
Phil worked for many years in Port Alberni at the Plywood Plant and retired in 1978 moving to Fanny Bay and then relocating to Victoria in 1984 and chose Campbell River as their home in 1992.
Always willing to lend a helping hand, he was a constant source of amazing wit, humour and unconditional love.
Predeceased by his beloved wife, Mary, on May 20th, 2002, his parents, William and Anna Taylor and his four sisters and three brothers and his grandson, William Albert Freethy and his son-in-law, Larry Gale Elford. He will be deeply missed by his three daughters; Sharon Tardif in Campbell River, Susan Freethy (Bill) in Port Alberni and Joan Elford on London, Ontario. As well as his eight grandchildren, Patti Ransom, Sue Logan (Roy), Lorri Britt (Jason), Deb Roberts (Mike), Corinne Freethy, Greg Freethy (Karen), Tonia Turner (George) and Paul Lysne (Laureen) and his fourteen great grandchildren along with many nieces and nephews.
A celebration of Phil’s life will take place on Wednesday, December 17th, 2003 at 1:00p.m. at Campbell River United Church located at 415 Pinecrest Road.
Phil requested that in lieu of flowers, donations be made towards his and Mary’s memorial bench for the sea walk “so elderly people will have place to sit and rest because there are just never enough places for old people to sit!”
Donations may be made (in trust) care of : Sharon Tardif #399-1434 Island Hwy, Campbell River, BC V9W 8C9