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John Taylor Obituary
Deacon John M. Taylor "Coach J. T." age 85 passed Tuesday September 6, 2016. A member of Jerusalem Baptist church and Senior Deacon, Gideon's International Christian Association. He retired in 1987 from U S Steel Gary Works. A graduated of Roosevelt High School Class of "1950" where he played football, basketball and track & field. A veteran of the U S Navy, serving from 1951-1955. J.T. coached the Gary All-stars-basketball team for 32 years retiring in 1997. John is survived by three daughters Johnnie Houston, Kim Cazy and Angela (Roy) Lawson; son Steven Taylor; mother of children Caroletta; four grandsons; six granddaughters; brother Bernard (Valerie) Taylor; sister Rossie Jennings; special niece Regina Richardson; special friends John Shivers, Henry Clark and Brenda Henderson. Visitation Monday September 12, 2016 from 9-11:00a.m. with funeral services to follow at 11:00a.m. all services at Jerusalem M B Church. Rev. Isaac Culver officiating. Interment Fern Oaks cemetery.
Published in the Post Tribune from Sept. 10 to Sept. 11, 2016
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