Andrew Harry Taylor Jr.
June 1, 1941 – June 19, 2020
Andy Taylor, from Longmont, CO. passed away on June 19, 2020 at the age of 79. Andy was well known for his marketing skills and had thorough knowledge of bringing new products to the market successfully. He was the former president and C.E.O. of The Waterbed Shed Inc. a well-known Midwest pioneer in waterbed retailing. His contributions to the industry were employed throughout the nation. Andy also was an early pioneer in the ultralight aircraft industry as the President of the 95th Aero Sqd. in Knoxville, Tenn. He was active in modeling and held the position of leader member in the Academy of Model Aeronautics. Andy was an aviation enthusiast. He was well known in his birth town of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania for auto racing. He was also a master salesman for the United Consumers Club in South Bend, Indiana.
He is survived by his wife, Marsha Allen Taylor a veteran educator; a son, Christopher; a daughter, Kimberly; two grandchildren and four great grandchildren.
Arrangements are made by Ahlberg Funeral Chapel. Burial services will be held on site at the Foothills Gardens of Memory.
"The accolades and awards are for the gladiators in the ring, win or lose, not for the spectators who watch them." (A.T.)
Thursday, June 25, 2020