Timothy Nathan Taylor, 67

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BRUNSWICK — Timothy Nathan Taylor, 67, died Feb. 6 with his family by his side.

Taylor was born in Minot on June 30, 1944, a son of Chester H. and Lillian E. Curtis Taylor.

He graduated from Edward Little High School in Auburn, class of 1962. After high school he went on to successfully complete the apprenticeship program at Bath Iron Works to become an outside machinist for 10 years. He furthered his career at BIW when he was promoted to the estimating department. He ended his career as a part of the management team.

He was a member of the Tranquil Lodge #29 AF&AM of Auburn and completed his Scottish Rite Degree on May 15, 2010.

Taylor had a passion for the restoration of anything old, especially “Farmall” tractors and Army jeeps. He also had a love for country western music and taught himself to play all of his many instruments, his favorite Martin guitar.

He had a special knack for making people laugh, whether it was a joke or just his witty responses.

Taylor was predeceased by his parents; brother, Roland Smith of Minot; and  sister, Delia Smith Ridley of Dover, N.H. He is survived by his wife, Susan, of Brunswick; brothers Maynard Taylor of Westport Island, Mansell Taylor of Auburn and Bradley Taylor of South Paris; sisters Elain Pratt of Apache Junction, Ariz., and Althea Keene of Auburn; brothers-in-law Douglas Pearl and his wife, Carol, of Five Islands and Jediah L. Keene of Auburn.

The family would like ot thank the caregivers and staff of Beacon Hospice for their outstanding care.

Visiting hours were held Feb. 10 at Brackett Funeral Home. A celebration of Taylor’s life was held Feb. 11 at the First Congregational Church in Durham.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the First Congregational Church, UCC, 773 Royalsborough Road, Durham ME 04222.

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