Jerry Ray Taylor, 82, passed away peacefully on Monday, June 10, 2013.He was born in Nevada, Iowa on September 9, 1930, the son of Ray and Ruth Patten Taylor.
She was born in Dunlap, Iowa, on January 10, 1927, to the late Lester and Bernice (Madison) Goodman.He was a long time member of the Flint Association of the Deaf and Senior Citizens.Memorial services will be planned at a later date in Flint and in South Florida.Ariz., Dennis Green and Fran, Michael Green and Joyce, all of Omaha; many nieces and nephews. Interment Ridgewood Cemetery followed by a luncheon at Fr. He was predeceased by two sisters Audrey Sens and Janet Belsky.Rosary recitation Thursday, 6 p.m., followed by visitation until 8 p.m., at the Cutler-O'Neill-Meyer-Woodring Bayliss Park Chapel. Marty was a 1955 graduate of New York School for the Deaf (Fanwood), a 1959 graduate of Gallaudet University and a 1964 graduate of Eastern Michigan University.He was inducted into the Hall of Fame for the CAAD and AAAD.He was also inducted into the Fanwood Hall of Fame. He enjoyed walking, reading, watching movies on DVD and playing and watching sports especially basketball and tennis.Memorial contributions may be made to: The Michigan School for the Deaf Athletic Fund, The Humane Society of Genesee County, or the Gallaudet University Alumni Association Gretna. Patrick Catholic Church, 508 Angus Street, Gretna, NE.Survived by husband, Eugene Cook; children, Roy Cook, Tony (Julie) Cook, Danny (Linda) Cook, Larry Cook; grandchildren, Adam, Ian, Taylor, Kasey, and Lewis; great granddaughter, Taryn; brother, Mort (Joan) Tunender; sister, Patty Christensen; numerous nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends. Graveside Service Friday pm at Lincoln Memorial Park in Lincoln, Nebraska.It was while he was attending Gallaudet College that he met his “Dearest” Nancy.Jerry and Nancy were married on August 23, 1958 in Indianapolis, Indiana.