Bruce Don Taylor

Bruce Don Taylor, age 59, of Roosevelt, passed away June 20, 2019.
He was born December 29, 1959 in Salt Lake City, to Jesse William and Gloria Lee Osborne Taylor.
He served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the London England South mission. He married Jodi Lin Woodland Taylor August 19, 1981 in the Provo Temple of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
He was a gifted mechanic. Over the years he worked as an auto, small engine, and industrial mechanic. For the past 18 years, he and his wife owned and operated Basin Saw in Vernal, Utah. He was very inventive and loved to create. He loved gardening and working in his yard. His favorite pastime was being with his family.
He served in many callings in the church, his favorites were in the nursery and
teaching Sunday School.
Bruce is survived by his mother, Gloria, Roosevelt; wife, Jodi, of Roosevelt; children Rachel (Brent) Brighton, Vernal; Brent (Amy), Lapoint; Riley (Cassidy), Whiterocks; grandchildren: Blake, Brian, Kate, Mariam, Brooklyn, BreAnn, Max, Baby Taylor, Gary, Briggs, Riley; brother, William “Bill”(Chris) Taylor, Roosevelt; sister-in-law, Robin Taylor, Roosevelt; sisters, LauraLee (Darren) Anderson, Vernal; LeAnne (Ned) Smuin,Vernal; numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father, J William “Bill” Taylor, brother, Brian J
Taylor, sister-in-law, Renae Postma, and nephew, Alex Woodland.
Funeral services will be held Friday, June 28, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at the Roosevelt East Stake Center. Viewings will be held on Thursday evening at the Hullinger Mortuary from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. and Friday at the church from 9:30 - 10:45 a.m.
Burial in the Ioka Cemetery.


Steve Evans

Steve’s Broadcast Career began in 1985. He has experience working in markets such as Salt Lake City, Springfield Mo, Albuquerque N.M., Wichita Ks, and Saint George, Utah. Since 1994 Steve has raised a family and lived in Vernal and is proud to call North Eastern Utah home. A Regan Republican since 1980, Steve is a champion of conservative values both social and political. Holding firm to these values in business has been a philosophy that has served KVEL, and the communities it serves, well. He writes human interest stories about local community members  on "Round the Town."