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Ron Lee Taylor

April 20, 1947 — April 27, 2013

Ron Lee Taylor, 66, passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, April 27, 2013. Ron was born in Burley, Idaho on April 20, 1947 to Dona & Lyle Taylor. He was the oldest of five children.

Ron lived in Burley, Aberdeen, American Falls and Pocatello, Idaho. He was married to Nancy Wickel and they had 2 children; Arden and Kristen. They later divorced and he married Donna Benson and together they had one child; Logan. Ron and Donna later divorced. In 1986 he met and married the love of his life; Sheri Morris Thomas.

Ron enjoyed hunting, fishing, NASCAR and the Fort Hall slots. He loved traveling to Alaska, the Oregon Coast, Las Vegas, Louisiana & Phoenix to the NASCAR races.

Ron owned the Trading Post in American Falls, Idaho, then went to work for the Bureau of Reclamation at the American Falls Dam. After moving to Pocatello he went to work for Western States Equipment where he retired in 2010 after 23 years. He loved his post retirement job working for Sawtelle Supply.

Ron is survived by; his wife, Sheri Taylor, Pocatello; brother Kelly (Terri) Taylor, Pocatello; sisters, Toni Taylor, Blackfoot, Jeri (Bob) Wasia, Blackfoot, Debra (Pete) Smith, Pocatello; five children and thirteen grandchildren; Arden (Heidi) Cranney, Will, Tate, Ellee & Makaye, Oakley, ID; Michelle (Gibb) Stotts, Ashlee & Lacee Thomsen, Pocatello; Kristen (Winslow) Johnson, Beck, Isaac & Maximus, Minneapolis, MN; Tricia (Richard) & Cheyanna Jacks, Dakota Rowe, Jonesville, LA; Logan (Jackie) Taylor, Benson & Jameson, American Falls; several nieces and nephews, aunts and uncles.

He was preceded in death by his parents and grandparents.

Funeral services for Ron will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at Wilks Funeral Home 211 W. Chubbuck Road. A viewing will be held from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at the funeral home and one hour prior to services on Wednesday. Interment will follow services Wednesday at the Mountain View Cemetery. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Wilks Funeral Home (208) 238-8000. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the American Cancer Society.

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