May 16, 1953 - September 21, 2017
MICHEAL TAYLOR, age 64 and a resident of Mt. Hermon passed away at 8:35 pm Thursday September 21, 2017 at Riverside Medical Center, surrounded by his beloved family. He was a 1971 graduate of Mt. Hermon High School, where he was an outstanding player for the basketball team, and a longtime member of Mt. Hermon Baptist Church. Micheal retired from Temple-Inland after 34 years working as a millwright. He always enjoyed attending the retired millworkers luncheons and visiting with his old friends and coworkers. Micheal enjoyed hunting and the outdoors and also liked working on his tractors and lawn mowers. He adored his grandsons and cherished the time spent with his family. Micheal had a special Maltese companion, Brees, that was always by his side.
Survived by: Wife of 27 years: Beverly McElveen Taylor of Mt. Hermon; 4 Daughters and a Son in law: Shea Taylor McNabb and Dillon McNabb of Kentwood, Tia Taylor, Crystal Taylor both of Franklinton, Melissa Walker of Dallas, TX; 2 Sons and Daughters in law: Cole and Kourtney Taylor of Mt. Hermon, Michael and Jessica Walker of Franklinton; 4 Grandsons: Will Walker, Maddox Taylor, Logan Walker, Eli Taylor; Brother and Sister in law: Wayne and Marylin Taylor of Franklinton; Niece: Shelley Taylor; Mother in law: Bobbie Wilkes Adams of Mt. Hermon
He was preceded in death by his mother Mary Dedon Taylor, a brother Ricky Taylor, grandparents Lois Dedon and Tessie and Ollie Taylor.
Visitation will be at Crain Funeral Home Sunday September 24th from 5 pm until 9 pm and after 9 am on Monday. A funeral service will be held at 11 am Monday in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Myron Schilling and Rev. Ray Wuerzer officiating. Burial will follow in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family prefers memorial donations to Mt. Hermon Baptist Church.
Pallbearers: Michael Walker, Dillon McNabb, Daniel Ott, Michael Hughes, Charles Ray Dedon, Mac Wascom
Honorary Pallbearers: Wayne Taylor, Warren Smith, Paul Alford, Randy Seal, Raymond Cade, Billy Ray Gill, Dan Slocum, Paul Badeaux