Eric Charles Taylor passed away on December 19, 2011 at the age of 65 years. He was born in Halifax, N.S. on December 24, 1945 to the late Austin and Enid (MacKenzie) Taylor. Eric travelled west as a young man and settled in the Trail area. After a 30 year career with Teck-Cominco, Eric retired to Nelson and enjoyed the many friends he made while managing a mobile home park. He was an avid outdoors man and was very involved with Boy Scouts and Trail Minor Soccer when his boys were young. Eric always enjoyed story telling, hunting, fishing, his prized motorcycle, many motorcycle trips with one across Canada and through the U.S.A. He was a friend to many and enjoyed a good poker game. Eric was predeceased by his son Corbin in 1994, brother William, and sister Victoria ( Charlie) sister in law Mary and brother in law Red. He will be lovingly remembered by his wife Sharon, son Donald (Karen), 3 grandchildren Meghan, Reid and Matthew. The mother of his children Donna. His extended family Dawn McKenzie-Perepolkin (Gordon) their children Kelsey and Jacob, Lisa McKenzie and her children Brian and Gordie, brothers Wentworth, Bryon (Celia), twin brother Earl (Joyce), sisters Shirley Morris, Mabel (Jack) Sawyer, Margie (Scott) Quinn, Debbie (Brian) Weatherhead, Dorothy (Dale)Fischer, sister-in-law Jeanette Taylor. Also numerous nieces and nephews. Extended family Rhonda (Jack) Swetlishoff, Keith (Roxanne) Shelefontiuk, Andrea (Stewart) McCullagh, Holly Smith (Jim) and special nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, December 29, 2011 at 1:00 PM from the Chapel of Thompson Funeral Service with Mr. Tim Joveski officiating. Cremation has taken place. As an expression of sympathy family and friends may make donations to the Kootenay Lake Hospital Foundation 3 View St. Nelson, BC V1L 2V1.
Somewhere in the great unknown
We shall meet again and I shall
Have a happy, smile for you.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Thompson Funeral Service Ltd.
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