Michael E. ‘Mike’ Taylor, age 56 of Lima, died at 4:20 a.m., Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at Lost Creek Care Center, Lima. He was born January 15, 1959 in Lima, Ohio. He is the son of the late Charles Hudson Taylor and Jean Louise Wagner Shafer, who survives in Lima.
Mr. Taylor was a horse trainer and had worked in the plumbing department at Home Depot. He was a U.S. Navy Veteran, a member of the American Legion Post 96, the U.S. Trotter’s Association, and trained horses at the Allen County Fair Grounds.
He is also survived by a son – Joe Taylor of Lima; a brother – Robert Taylor of Kuwait; a sister – Paula Patton of Lima; a nephew – Richie Patton, two nieces – Ashley Patton, Lisa Bruggeman; great nieces and nephews – R.J. Devun, Bayleigh, Danaisha Patton; Antwain and Antaisha Adams; and Braylee and Ruger Bruggeman.
Memorial services will be held at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Hepatitis C. Research.