Dr. James Edward
Taylor, age 78 of Valparaiso, IN, passed away on December 2, 2020 following
a period of declining health.
He was born on
October 10, 1942 in Michigan City, IN to Edward Taylor and Lura (Costello)
Taylor, both of whom preceded him in death.
Dr. Taylor is
survived by his wife of nearly 37 years, Patricia (Koester) Taylor, a proud
Texas native with whom he shared many adventures.
He is also survived
by his loving sons: Timothy Taylor of Seattle, WA, Steven Taylor of
Cincinnati, OH, and Jason Taylor of Indianapolis, IN; and his grandchildren:
Lucas Taylor of Seattle, WA, Eric Taylor of Fayetteville, NC, Kenyon Taylor
of Cincinnati, OH, Rukiya Taylor of Cincinnati, OH, Kalina Taylor of
Cincinnati, OH, Grady Taylor of Indianapolis, IN, and Vaughn Taylor of
He was also
preceded in death by his sisters, Kathleen Taylor and Patricia Annie Taylor
Dr. Taylor was a
veteran of the Vietnam War, having proudly served his country in the United
States Army. His life's work as a Medical Doctor, with a guiding devotion to
his patients, spanned more than 50 years. During that time he was also a
member of the American Medical Association, Indiana State Medical
Association and the Porter County Medical Society.
services will be held at the funeral home.
arrangements are entrusted to the White-Love Funeral Home, Chesterton, IN.
Memories may be