Clifford T. Taylor Jr., 60, passed away Saturday, July 31, 2010. Calling hours will be held today, Tuesday, from 4:00 to 6:30 p.m. with a funeral service at 6:30 p.m. at the United Church of Richville with David Hart, pastor of the Presbyterian Stone Church and First Congregational Church, Ogdensburg officiating. Arrangements are with the Green Funeral Home, Gouverneur.
Clifford was born in Camden, New Jersey on May 28, 1950, the son of Clifford and ClaraSupplee Taylor. He graduated from Clearview Regional High School in Mullica Hill, NJ in 1968. Clifford married Karen Eachus on April 13, 1974 in Richwood, NJ with Rev. Joel Duncan officiating. Clifford owned and operated his own trucking company for thirty years. The couple has also operated a farm since moving to the Gouverneur area in 1993.
He was a member of the Social Supper Club of the United Church of Richville and the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association.
He enjoyed motorcycles, fixing things, building projects, and being outdoors, especially baling hay.
Clifford is survived by his wife Karen, his son Clifford T. Taylor III and his wife Courtney of Fredericksburg, VA, and his mother Clara Taylor of Gouverneur.
Memorial donations may be made to the United Church of Richville, PO Box 277, Richville, NY 13681.