Jim Taylor, 59, passed away Tuesday, May 20, 2014, at his home in Anamosa.
The son of Wendell and Ruth (Davis) Taylor, Jim was born on Dec. 21, 1954, in Iowa City. He graduated from Iowa City High School in 1973 and began a career in the machine and fabrication industry. Jim enjoyed spending time outdoors, riding his motorcycle, and visiting with friends and family. His kind heart and easygoing nature will be missed by all who knew him.
Jim is survived by his daughter, Josi Taylor, of California, three sisters; Kris Code of Swisher; Mary Stallings (and husband Jim) of California; and Betty Bailey (and husband Tom) of Arizona; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Jim was preceded in death by his parents, brother, Tom Taylor; sister, Pat Lenz and by his partner, Linda Weinard.
Graveside funeral services were May 23 at Memory Gardens Cemetery in Iowa City. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made in Jim’s memory to the Iowa City Friends of The Animal Shelter Foundation. Online condolences may be sent to his family at www.gayandciha.com.