Stewartsville, Missouri…..Bruce Gregory Taylor, 82, of Stewartsville, Mo., passed away on January 13, 2021 at his home.
Bruce was born in New York City, N.Y., to Vincent Charles Porter and Mary (Boligiano) Taylor on May 7, 1938.
He went to High School at Chantilly in Fairfax, Va.,graduating in 1956.
Bruce went on to earn Bachelor’s degree in Military History, and a BGE in Engineering and Mathematics.
He served his nation honorably in the United States Air Force during Vietnam as a Tactical Fighter Pilot in the 63rd Squadron Civil Air Patrol based in Bitburg, Germany.
Bruce received numerous Decorations, Medals, Badges, Commendations, Campaign Ribbons and Citations for his distinguished service.
His Civilian Career was marked by his love for Aviation as a commercial pilot for Trans World Airlines and Farming.
Bruce is survived by his wife Joann, children, Tisha Mason, Chris (Kim) Taylor, Robin (Ron) Britting, step daughter, Sheryl (Dwayne) Jones, siblings, Diana (Nole) Montague, Karen Barrett, Monica Taylor, Norman (Helen) Taylor, Andrew Taylor, sister in law, Concha Taylor, 12 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren, many other relatives and a host of friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, brother, Clyde, and sister Judy.
Memorials: The Sierra Club, Wounded Warriors, or Donor’s Choice.