John Lancelot Taylor, 79, Nibley, Utah, passed away May 11, 2023. \nJohn (Johnny) L. Taylor, beloved husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather passed away on May 11, 2023 at his home in Nibley, Utah.\nJohn was born June 25, 1943 in Odgen to Hance A. Taylor and Erma Greenwell Taylor. He was the middle of three children, Elaine and LaMar.\nHe grew up in West Weber. After high school, he proudly served his country in the Utah National Guard for several years. He also served an LDS mission to the Gulf States Mission. \nHe married Cheryl Hancock, they had two sons Matthew John and Paul H. They were later divorced. John met Susan Maurer, while working at Brigham Apparel, and they spent the next 53 years happily together. John and Sue married in June of 1970. They were later sealed in the Logan temple for time and all eternity. They had three sons, Jim Lance, Oscar Jared, and Joseph Lee (deceased). \nJohn worked as a sewing machine mechanic at West Coast Industries, Brigham Apparel where he met many life long friends and then Thiokol, where he retired. \nJohn was a faithful member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He served in various callings, including Sunday School, being a member of the Bishopric, as well as, the Stake High Council. He loved being a primary teacher. John and Sue also loved serving together for several years in the Logan Temple as ordinance workers. This was his favorite calling. \nJohn was known for his kind and gentle heart, his laugh, and his ability to fix just about anything. John and Sue loved to go camping, especially to The Gray's River and Cheney Creek. He enjoyed horse back riding, hunting and old western movies. He had a great sense of humor and loved to tease the grandkids. John was a kind and loving person.\nHe loved to ride horses. Nothing made him happier than being on his horse riding on a trail in the mountains. As dad got older, he eventually traded the horse in for a Harley. Riding the Harley became his new passion. He went on many bike rides with his son Jimmy. \nHe endured health problems over the past 4 years but always showed great strength and never gave up. He will always be remembered for his sweet, gentle spirit. His examples and life lessons he has left behind will remain in our hearts forever. \nHe was preceded in death by his parents Hance and Erma Taylor, his infant son Joseph (Joey) Taylor and great-grandson Ephraim Trent DeWitt. He is survived by his wife Sue, his four children, Matthew (Yvonne) of Ogden, Paul (Jennifer) of Plain City, Jimmy (Holly) of Nibley, Jared (Emily) of Nibley, and 12 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren; his brother LaMar (MaryLee) of Ogden and sister Elaine (Brent, deceased) of New Harmony. \nThe family wishes to thank Atlas Hospice staff, Mary, Brad and Samantha for the care they gave John during this hard time. \nGraveside services will be held on June 3, 2023 at 11:00 am at the Millville/Nibley Cemetery located at 325 E 100 N, Millville, UT. Friends and family are invited to a celebration of life at the LDS church at 130 W 2600 S, Nibley at 12:00pm. \nServices are under the direction of Gillies Funeral Chapel.