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Senior Living Resident Spotlight – Joseph “Joe” Taylor

Our neighbor, Mr. Joseph “Joe” Taylor is originally from York, Nebraska, a small county in which he grew up along with his two younger sisters. Joe always had a close relationship with his mother and grandparents; especially his grandfather whom he credits with teaching him some of the most important lessons and values in life.

After graduating high school in Ohio, Joe was fortunate enough to earn a full scholarship to North Eastern University where he earned a degree in Mechanical Engineering.

After settling in York County, Va in order to be closer to his mother and sisters Joe met his wife Kit while attending church. While tending to their growing family, two daughter and later a son, Joe worked as a Mechanical Engineer and Kit held a job working for NASA at Langley. Over the years their children in turn gave the Taylor’s 9 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. Out of all the things that come to mind when we hear the name Joe Taylor the three most important to him are: Father, Grandfather and Churchman.


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