Chris Taylor, 35, St. Joseph, MO,

Chris Taylor, 35, St. Joseph, MO,

Chris Taylor, 35, St. Joseph, MO, passed away Saturday, September 7, 2013, at his home.

Chris Taylor, 35, St. Joseph, MO, passed away Saturday, September 7, 2013, at his home.

Chris was born in Santa Ana, CA, on October 27, 1977, to William B. Taylor and Carol J. (Higgins) Helean. He was of the Baptist Faith and attended North Kitsap High School in Poulsbo, WA. He was employed as a machinist for Atchison Casting in St. Joseph.

He was multi-talented and took great pride in his work and hobbies. He was an avid stereo system enthusiast and loved to play the guitar and worked on cars.

Chris is survived by his mother, Carol J. Helean of St. Joseph; father, William B. Taylor of St. Joseph; sister, Regina Fulton and husband Peter and children Sean and Heather Fulton of Fairborn, OH; maternal grandmother, Susan Higgins of St. Joseph, MO; and by Buster the beagle. He was a beloved son, father and friend, who will be missed by all who knew him.

He was preceded in death by his step-father Terrance Helean and his grandfather Francis Higgins.

Chapel Service 1:00 p.m. Saturday, September 14, 2013 at Heaton-Bowman-Smith & Sidenfaden Chapel.

Visitation will begin after 12:00 noon Friday at the Chapel, where the family will receive friends 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Friday evening.

The family request memorials to the American Heart Association.

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