STOW - Kent E. Taylor, 77, died September 4, 2020. Born in Akron, he had lived in Stow since 1969 and was a graduate of Kent State University, where he was a member of Delta Upsilon. Kent had been employed as a teacher at Northampton Elementary School, and retired after 30 years of service. Preceded in death by his parents Robert and Mildred Taylor and nephew Scott Taylor, he is survived by his wife of 56 years, Jane; son Chip (Diane) Taylor; daughter Julie (Mitch) Given; five grandchildren, Jessica and Daniel Taylor, Taylor, Meredith and Garrett Given; brother Robert (Judy) Taylor and nephew Rob (Colette) Taylor. Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. Should friends desire, memorials may be made to Crossroads Hospice, 3743 Boettler Oaks Drive, Ste. E, Uniontown 44685, or the Alzheimer’s Association, 70 W. Streetsboro Street, #201, Hudson 44236.