Michael F. Taylor(1957 - 2013)

Michael F. Talyor
Maryland - A much loved father, grandfather, son and brother, Michael Taylor, 55, of Temple Hills, MD passed away peacefully on February 16, 2013. Michael was born on April 2, 1957 to Mary M. Taylor and the late Nathaniel Taylor. He graduated from Lake Taylor High School in 1976. He proudly enlisted and served 20 years of service in the United States Army. Upon retirement he worked at the US Office of Personnel Management as a Contract Specialist. He enjoyed fishing, traveling, cooking, music and spending time with his grandchildren.
He is survived by his mother, Mary M. Taylor; his four children, Michael F Taylor Jr. of Norfolk, Michelle and Monique of Rosedale, MD, Jasmine Lewis of Orlando, FL; six sisters, Margret Coleman of Petersburg, Helen Smith, Theresa Lindsey and Laverne Woodhouse (Barry) of Virginia Beach, Natalie Taylor (Clint) of Norfolk, and Gloria Ashley (Anthony) of Tucson, AZ; one brother, Marvin Taylor (Tina) of Tacoma, WA; special friends Sherran Freeman, R. Barrette, David Denny, Patricia Barkadale, Bill Creasy, Andre Tripp, Michael Edmonson and Bob Wilder, and a host of grandchildren, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, co-workers and friends.
Services at 11 a.m. Sat. at First Baptist Church Campostella, 1510 Conoga Street, Norfolk. Interment will follow at Roosevelt Memorial Park. Viewing from 3-7 p.m. Fri. at Pretlow and Sons Funeral Home, Chesapeake. Condolences can be offered to the family at www.pretlowandsons.com.

Published in The Virginian Pilot on Feb. 21, 2013