John H. Taylor

John H. Taylor

John H. Taylor, 94, of Moon Twp. died on Monday May 24, 2021 in his home.  He was born in Everett, MA on August 9, 1926 the son of the late John & Julia (Peddle) Taylor.

John served his country during WWII in the US Navy Air Corps.  Upon discharge he studied to become a meteorologist.  He later used this training to begin a long and successful career in the airline industry, starting with Chicago & Southern Airline in 1947 until his retirement as Dispatch Operations Manager for US Airways in 1988.  He loved to travel with Elinor and was an avid golfer, belonged to a bowling league for many years, played bridge weekly and was a voracious reader. He was a member of Sharon Community Presbyterian Church where he served as a church Elder and often greeted people as they arrived for a service.  He also volunteered at the West Hills Food Pantry and Travelers Aid at the airport. Most of all he loved spending time with his family. 

He is survived by his wife of nearly 75 yrs., Elinor G. (Babcock) Taylor, daughters Gayle Taylor, NY; Glenda Lamb, Moon Twp. and Stacey Atkinson (James), Moon Twp., 9 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, John was preceded in death by his son, Gary J. Taylor.

There will be no public viewing.  The Huntsman Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Moon Twp. is in charge of arrangements.

Military Honors and entombment will take place on Thursday May 27th at 2:30 PM at the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies, Bridgeville.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to the Moon Library

3 thoughts on “John H. Taylor

  1. Our condolences to your families as you mourn your loss. You’re in thoughts and prayers. Peace be with you.

  2. I bowled with John for many years. Worked at USAir and you knew when “Ops John” called. Bowl that 300 game in the sky my friend, rest in peace. My deepest sympathy to the Taylor Family.

  3. Elinor and Taylor family

    Sincere sympathy for your loss. John was a bowling friend and also friend from Sharon Church; just a great guy to know. Memories will help us all. He. will be missed.

    Jen Shaw

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