Obituary of Leon D. Taylor
Port Allegany - Leon D. “Bucky” Taylor, 87, of Port Allegany, died Monday (September 17, 2018) in the Bradford Regional Medical Center, Bradford.
He was born Feb 27, 1931 in Port Allegany, a son of Leon G.and Katherine E. Potter Taylor. He was first married to Shirley A. Hesch, and then to Sue Dinch.
Mr. Taylor attended Port Allegany schools and was a self employed “jack of all trades” . He was a paratrooper serving in the 101st Airborne U.S. Army during Korea War.
Bucky enjoyed music, singing and “entertaining” where ever he was. He enjoyed the outdoors and loved hunting.
He is survived by:
two son: Leon D.G. (Tracy) Taylor, III of Sykesville, PA and Danny (Renee) Taylor of Franklin, VA; four daughters: Katherine Taylor and Theresa Taylor, both of DuBois, PA, Lisa Oerting and Patricia (Jim) Wilde, both of Pensacola, FL
two stepsons: Robert and Steven Alcock, both of Port Allegany
two stepdaughters: Tosha Alcock of Port Allgany and Nicole Alcock of Hornell, NY
numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren
one brother: David G. (Beverly) Taylor of Port Allegany
one sister: Sharon Norton of Smethport, PA
and several nieces and nephews .
He was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters and two brothers.
A celebration of Bucky's life will be held on Friday at 5PM in the Veterans Memorial Home (VFW) Route 155 South St., Port Allegany.
Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice. Online condolences may be made at www.hartle-tarboxfuneralhomes.com.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Hartle-Tarbox Funeral Homes, Inc., Port Allegany.
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