H. Thomas Taylor


June 9, 1920 – Aug. 5, 2017

PLEASANT GROVE, Utah — H. Thomas Taylor, a long time Lyman resident, died peacefully Saturday, Aug, 5, at age 97 in the home of his daughter, Camille Klippert.

He and his wife, Jan, had been living in Pleasant Grove, Utah, close to family the past several years.

Tom was born June 9, 1920, in Fort Duchesne, Utah. He graduated from Utah State University, and spent his career as an educator and administrator. He served in the Army Air Corp in World War II, the only member of his flight crew to survive the war.

Tom and Jan lived in Lyman from 1954 to 1985, when he retired from the Lyman School District and moved to Monroe, Utah, to care for Jan's aging father.

Tom taught school at Lyman High School, at Lyman Jr. High, and then served as the principal of Lyman Elementary for many years.

Tom is survived by his wife, Jan; four children: Roy Taylor, Larry Taylor, Camille Klipper, and Bill Taylor. He also has 21 grandchildren, 53 great-grandchildren, and 32 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held Aug. 10, at 10 a.m. in the Mt Mahogany Seventh Ward Chapel in Pleasant Grove. Interment was in the Monroe City Cemetery under the direction of Olpin Family Mortuary, Pleasant Grove.

Tom would want to say a final goodbye to all the people he loved in Bridger Valley.

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