December 5, i969 – January 21, 2019
On Monday, Jan. 21, 2019 John Daniel Taylor, father of two sons, passed away at the age of 49.
John was born on Dec. 5, i969 in Othello, Washington to John Taylor and Jaelee Harvey. John grew up in the Othello area and graduated from Othello High School. After graduation, John served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Taipei, Taiwan. John enjoyed sales and marketing and worked for various companies in Washington, Colorado, Texas and China. He was fluent in Mandarin Chinese and that played a significant role in his career and personal life. John and his family lived in China for five years where he founded and was CEO of Für Change. After he successfully launched his business in China, John moved his headquarters to Texas which brought him back to the states. John enjoyed playing and watching football and was instrumental in starting the Grid Kids football program in Othello.
John was adventurous and enjoyed snow and water skiing and camping. No matter where he was, his favorite place to be was with his family.
John is preceded in death by his brother Jimmy Taylor. He is survived by his sons Tae and Ein Taylor; parents Mike and Jaelee Harvey of Othello and John and Debbie Taylor of Surprise, Arizona; siblings Jay (Tracie) Taylor, Jennifer (Roy) Garza, Michael (Fernanda) Harvey, Jordan (Rachel) Taylor and Danielle (Brian) Peterson, and several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019 at the Stake Center of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints located at 1200 E. Rainier St., Othello, Washington.