BRUNSWICK — Timothy Nathan Taylor, 67, beloved friend and soulmate, died very peacefully at home on Monday, Feb. 6, with his wife, Susan of 46 years, special nephew Thomas Hartley, and his beloved yellow Lab, Tiffini at his side.
Tim was born on the Hadfield Road in Minot, June 30, 1944, a son of Chester H. and Lillian E. Curtis Taylor of Minot.
He graduated from Edward Little High School in Auburn, Class of 1962. Tim 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 as he was promoted to the estimating department. Tim ended his career as part of the management team after an acute illness shortened his history with BIW.
He was a member of the Tranquil Lodge 29 AF&AM of Auburn, and completed his Scottish Rite Degree on May 15, 2010.
Timothy had a passion for the restoration of anything old, especially “Farmall” tractors and Army jeeps. There was nothing he could not restore like new.
Tim also had a love for country and western music, and was self-taught to play all of his many instruments, his favorite being his Martin guitar.
He had a special knack for making people laugh, whether it was a joke or just his humorous, short witty response. Tim was always “Uncle Tim” to many special nephews and nieces, and will be sorely missed by everyone.
Surviving are his wife, Susan of Brunswick; three brothers, Maynard Taylor of Westport Island, Mansell Taylor of Auburn and Bradley Taylor of South Paris; two sisters, Elaine Pratt of Apache Junction, Ariz., and Althea Keene of Auburn; special brothers-in-law, Douglas Pearl and his wife, Carol, of Five Islands and Jediah L. Keene of Auburn.
He was predeceased by his parents; a brother, Roland Smith of Minot; and a sister, Delia Smith Ridley of Dover, N.H.
“The family would like to thank the caregivers and staff of Beacon Hospice for the outstanding care Tim received.”
Condolences can be expressed at www.brackettfuneralhome.com.