Richard W. Taylor, Jr. 60 of New Bedford died March 7, 2020 after a brief illness at home.
Born in New Bedford, son of the late Richard W. and Janice T. (Santos) Taylor, he was raised in Mattapoisett and lived in New Bedford most of his life.
Richard was formerly employed by Joseph Abboud Clothing for many years working alongside a wonderful team.
He was committed to both his faith and his country, having served in the U.S Navy.
Richard was known for his quick wit and kind spirit.
Survivors include his siblings, Florence Andrews of North Berwick, ME, Jo-Ann Taylor of West Tisbury, Elizabeth Taylor of New Bedford, Andrew Taylor, Sr. and his wife Paula and Kirsten Taylor and her partner Robert Gingras, all of Mattapoisett and Jonathan Taylor of Norfolk; several nieces and nephews.
His Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, March 14th at 10 am in the Saunders-Dwyer Mattapoisett Home for Funerals, 50 County Rd., Rt. 6, Mattapoisett. Burial will follow in Chiltonville Cemetery in Plymouth. Visiting hours Friday March 13th from 4-8 pm.