John “Jack” Samuel Taggart, Sr., 70, of Wheeling, passed away on Sunday October 25, 2020 in Wheeling Hospital.

He was born in Wheeling, son of the late Clarence W. and Virginia (Schwanberger) Taggart, Sr.

He was a utility worker at WLSC and worked at Oglebay Park for 30 years. In his younger days he enjoyed playing men’s softball, and loved fishing.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his 2 brothers.

Jack is survived by his wife, Evelyn (Betsy) E. (Griffith) Taggart; children, Virginia (George) McLaughlin of Wellsburg, WV, John (Lora) Taggart, Jr. of Toronto, Oh, Stephanie Taggart and Greg Taggart both of Wheeling; 1 brother, Robert (Ruth) Taggart; 5 grandchildren and many great grandchildren.

Friends and family will be received on Thursday October 29, 2020 from 5-8 pm at Kepner Funeral Home, 166 Kruger St., Wheeling (304-242-2311).

Personal Condolences can be left for the family online at www.KepnerFuneral.com.