Robert Gordon "Bob" Taylor
1934 - 2021
Robert Gordon "Bob" Taylor
Service Information
Service Date
Friday, September 24, 2021
Service Time
2:00 PM
Service Location
Mattatall - Varner Funeral Home, 55 Young Street, Truro
Burial Information
Burial Date
September 24, 2021
Burial Location
Watson Cemetery, 1997 East Prince Street, Salmon River
Requested Charity
Salvation Army (Truro Corps) or Canadian Red Cross (Truro Branch)
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Robert Gordon "Bob" Taylor – 87, Valley, passed away peacefully, with his loving family at his side, on Tuesday afternoon, September 21, 2021, at Vimy Court, Bible Hill. Born in Truro, he was a son of the late Melba Taylor-Barrett and Samuel Taylor.

Bob was employed with Nova Scotia Power Corporation for 35 years and enjoyed a long retirement of 30 years. He was a 60 year charter member of Salmon River Fire Brigade and he and Betty enjoyed spending 24 winters in Florida.

Bob is survived by his loving wife of 64 years, Betty Lou (McNutt); daughter, Beverley (Garth) McCabe; sons, Wade (Donna), Peter (Nancy); six grandchildren; five great grandchildren. Along with his parents, he was predeceased by his twin sisters, Josephine and Geraldine; brother, John.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Mattatall – Varner Funeral Home, 55 Young Street, Truro, where the celebration of Bob’s life will be held 2 p.m., Friday, September 24, 2021.

(Due to Covid-19 restrictions, seating is limited and you must pre-register to attend the funeral service by calling 902-893-3177; thank you for your cooperation and understanding. Webcasting of the funeral service will begin at 1:55 p.m., Friday, September 24, 2021 and will remain on this site for some time.)

Interment in Watson Cemetery, Salmon River. If so desired, donations in Bob’s memory to Salvation Army (Truro Corps) or Canadian Red Cross (Truro Branch) are welcomed. Private messages of condolence may be sent to the family by viewing Bob’s obituary on-line and selecting "Send A Condolence" at:

Robert Gordon "Bob" Taylor