Mar 22,1938---Feb 03,2021

Calvin S. Taylor, 82, Shawnee, KS, died Wednesday, February 3rd, at the Kansas City Hospice House.  Visitation will be held at 9:30 a.m. with a Memorial Mass at 10:00 a.m. on February 8th, 2021, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 11311 Johnson Dr., Shawnee, KS.  Inurnment will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery, 61st Terr & Quivira, Shawnee, KS.  The Mass may be viewed at https://stjoeshawnee.weconnect.com/live-stream

Calvin was born on March 22, 1938 in Jefferson SD, the son of Robert Taylor and Rita Chartier Taylor.  He received a Bachelor’s degree from the University of South Dakota and a Master’s degree from Southern Michigan University.  Cal worked for the government for over 30 years.  He loved country music and was well known to local disc jockeys as a frequent radio contest winner.  A favorite pastime of Cal’s was playing tennis, which he enjoyed until the age of 82. He and Kathy were avid travelers and had some wonderful adventures and great memories. 

He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Kathleen, five children Todd (Theresa) Taylor, Lisa (David) Chamness, Tara Spalding, Mark Taylor, Erin (Kevin) May, eight grandchildren Isaac & Ava Taylor, Casey & Jason Chamness, Chandler & Trevor Spalding, Ashley (Daniel) Lawrence & Jacob May, three great-grandchildren Kaden & Kyler Chamness & Paisley Lawrence, and siblings Stephen Taylor & Dorothy (Scott) Chase.



Condolences

NORMAN & EDITH VAN BOOVEN Feb 05 ,2021

Aunt and Uncle to his son's wife ,kansas City ,Missouri

So sorry. It is so hard to see them go.

Benny Gruber Feb 08 ,2021

Former co-worker ,Shawnee ,Kansas

Many fond memories of our work and travels together. My sincere sympathy to all of his family and friends.

Melissa Smith Feb 19 ,2021

Friend ,Shawnee ,Kansas

Mr Taylor was a favorite of mine at Walmart neighborhood market! I always enjoyed seeing his smiling face And listening to his daily jokes! He was such a kind man. I express my deepest condolences to Kathy, and all his family. I can only imagine what a deep loss this is for the family! I feel blessed to have met this kind soul. If you need anything Kathy don’t hesitate to reach out. He will be greatly missed Sincerely, Melissa Smith

Event:
Visitation
Location:
St. Joseph Catholic Church
Address:
11311 Johnson Dr.
City:
Shawnee
State:
Kansas
Zip Code:
66203
Date:
Feb 08 ,2021
Time:
9:30 AM
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Event:
Funeral Mass
Location:
St. Joseph Catholic Church
Address:
11311 Johnson Dr.
City:
Shawnee
State:
Kansas
Zip Code:
66203
Date:
Feb 08 ,2021
Time:
10:00 AM
Google Map: