Michael Taylor

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  • "Mike was a good man and faithful to his family. I know he..."
    - Bev Taylor
  • "So many memories of Nikki and Mike. So thankful that they..."
    - Mary and George Friberg
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    - Carol Elliott
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Michael Clarence Taylor



Michael Clarence Taylor, age 80, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017, surrounded by his family. He was born on July 22, 1937 in Lufkin, Texas to Matthew Clarence ("Zack") & Bonnie Nell (Crumpler) Taylor. He fell in love with Eunice Earlene (Nikki) Hancock married her on December 6, 1957. Together, Mike and Nikki had four children.

Music was one of Mike's biggest passions. He was active for over 30 yrs with the New MexiChords Barbershop Chorus, where he made lifelong friendships.

He is survived by his brother, Gary, sons, Michael Glenn (Susan), Marcus Neill, and daughter, Melanie Paige (David) Summers. Nine grandchildren; and five great grandchildren. Mike was preceded in death by Nikki, his wife of 49 years, his parents Zack and Bonnie, brother J, and daughter Marie Elizabeth (stillborn in 1965).

Mike will be remembered for his engaging smile, as a lover of music and books, and by his many friends and family.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, October 21, 2017 at 10:00 am at Hoffmantown Church, 8888 Harper Dr. NE Albuquerque, NM 87111.

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Hoffmantown Church
8888 Harper Dr NE
Albuquerque, NM 87111
(505) 828-2600
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Published in Albuquerque Journal from Oct. 20 to Oct. 21, 2017