REEDSVILLE - Donald L. Taggart Jr., 55, of Reedsville, and formerly of Coatesville, died on Friday, Jan. 10, 2014, at his home.
Born on Dec. 27, 1958, in Coatesville, Chester County, he was a son of Ruth W. (Whitely) Taggart, of Honey Grove and the late Donald L. Taggart.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by: his children, Ryan M. Taggart, of Pottstown, and Megan R. Taggart, of Coatesville; siblings, Pamela Breitenbach and her husband, William, and Timothy Taggart and his wife, Karri, all of Coatesville; and he also leaves behind a niece and a nephew.
Mr. Taggart was a 1976 graduate of Coatesville Area Senior High School and at one time been employed as a welder at Morgan Corp., Morgantown.
Donald loved to fish, play chess, watch football and his daily devotions of reading his Bible; however, his greatest joy came from his children.
A celebration of his life will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014, at the Wagontown Union Chapel, 469 W. Kings Highway, Coatesville, with the Pastor Tim Crans officiating. Interment will be private.
The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday, at the church.
Brown Funeral Homes Inc., 100 Bridge St., Mifflintown, has been entrusted with the arrangements.
For those who wish, memorial contributions in Mr. Taggart's memory may be made to the Brain and Behavior Research Foundation, 90 Park Ave., 16th Floor, New York, NY 10016.
Online tributes and condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.brownfuneralhomesinc.com.