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Thomas H. "Tom" Taylor
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Obituary for Thomas H. "Tom" Taylor

Thomas H. "Tom" Taylor, age 69, Vietnam War U.S. Army veteran, a longtime resident of Plainfield, IL, formerly of Chicago, IL, passed away on Tuesday, August 7, 2018 at Edward Hospital in Naperville, IL. He was born January 24, 1949 in Ellwood City, PA.

Beloved husband of 37 years to the late Susan M. Taylor (nee Erdmann), who preceded him in death May 29, 2009, loving father of Christine, Kimberly and Michael Taylor, devoted son of the late James and Frances Taylor, dear brother of Jane (Bill) Hearn and Nancy (Bruce) Menadier, brother-in-law of Edward M. (Lynn) Erdmann and Nancy (the late Joseph) Bartkowiak, son-in-law of Irene and the late Edward Erdmann, fond nephew, cousin, uncle, great-uncle and friend of many.

Tom enjoyed working on model trains and operating his handyman business, Taylor Services in Plainfield.

Visitation Monday, August 13, 2018, 4:00-8:00 PM at Overman-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 15219 S. Joliet Rd. (corner of Routes 30 and 59), Plainfield, IL.

Funeral Services will be held Tuesday, August 14, 10:30 AM in the funeral home with Rev. Matthew Troester officiating.

Interment will follow at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood, IL.

For those who prefer to leave a lasting tribute to Tom's life, memorials may be directed to:

Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA), 8719 Colesville Rd., Suite 100, Silver Spring, MD 20910, 1-800-882-1316,

For more information, please call (815) 436-9221.

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4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Overman-Jones Funeral Home

15219 Joliet Rd.
Plainfield, IL 60544





10:30 AM
Overman-Jones Funeral Home

15219 Joliet Rd.
Plainfield, IL 60544

Cemetery Details


Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery

20953 W Hoff Rd
Elwood, IL 60421

Memorial Contribution

Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA)

8719 Colesville Rd., Suite 100
Silver Spring, MD 20910 20910

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