Patrick Taylor, KW4QK, died April 9, 2019

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    Patrick L. Taylor, KW4QK SK

    Patrick Lee Taylor, 70, of Port Charlotte passed away April 9, 2019. He was the son of Vern and Mildred Taylor, born Oct 19, 1948 in Davenport, IA. He retired from MidAmerican Energy of Iowa in 2013 after 40 years of service; he moved to Port Charlotte in 2015 from Davenport. Patrick graduated from Battendorf High School, Class of 1966, and earned his BA in Sociology from Wartburg College in 1970. He was an avid HAM Radio operator, achieving amateur extra class; he was a member of Davenport Amateur Radio Club and Peace River Radio Assn. Always involved in his community, Patrick was a member of Trinity Lodge No. 208 of the Grand Lodge of Iowa, Lions Club of LeClaire, IA, Kaaba Shrine, and Davenport Consistory. He served as a Vigil Honor member of the Order of the Arrow. He was an active member of Port Charlotte United Methodist Church.

    Patrick was an Eagle Scout, Boy Scouts of America, and a proud father of three Eagle Scouts. He was an avid Iowa Hawkeye fan. Patrick loved music and any live performances, especially listening to his children perform. He also enjoyed the companionship of his beloved dog, DeOhgee. He will be remembered for his life of service to his community.

    Patrick will be greatly missed by his wife of 44 years, Judy; daughter, Katherine (Ben) Voss of North Liberty, IA: sons, Charles (Kristen) Taylor of Iowa City, IA, Andrew (Jessica) Taylor of Riverside, IA, and Joseph (Becky) Taylor of Solon, IA; sister, Kathy (Dennis) Boyd of North Liberty, IA; brother, Kevin (Terri) Taylor of Fort Myers, FL; grandchildren, Addy, Luke, Audrey, Chase, Bryce, Natalie, and Sydney; five nephews and a niece, their spouses and children. He was preceded in death by his parents.

    A memorial service in celebration of Patrick’s life will be held later this summer in Iowa. Patrick was fond of his church family at Port Charlotte UMC and memorial gifts may be made to the church at 21075 Quesada Ave, Port Charlotte, FL 33952; also, Tidewell Port Charlotte Hospice House at Tidewellhospice.org. To express condolences to the family, please sign the online guest book. Arrangements are by Larry Taylor Funeral and Cremation Services.
    https://www.ltaylorfuneral.com/obituary/Patrick-Lee-Taylor/Port-Charlotte-Florida/1842954
     

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