Six Lakes – “Mac” Malcolm Silas Taylor, age 91, died Friday, August 11, 2017 at Laurels of Mt. Pleasant in Mt. Pleasant, MI. He was born July 13, 1926 in Lakeview, MI, the son of Rowatt and Hazel (Farrand) Taylor. Mac was raised in the Lakeview and Blanchard area where he resided until moving to Mt. Pleasant in 2011. Mac graduated from Blanchard High School and then continued his education at Michigan State University for Elevator Management. Mac served his country in the Army. Mac married Evelyn George on July 27, 1948 at the UB Church in Blanchard. Mac helped with auctions, was a farmer, and was employed by General Electric, and was a maintenance custodian for Chippewa Hills Schools for twenty-one years. He enjoyed being an auctioneer, playing ball, hunting, bowling, and fishing. Mac was a people person, nobody was a stranger to him. He worked hard and played hard. He is deeply missed by family.
Mac is survived by his wife Evelyn Taylor of Mt. Pleasant; 6 children Becke Porter, Sandra Tiffany, Roberta (Jeff) Doerr, Tracy (Roger) Thorne, Mac (Marilyn) Taylor, and Sherry (Jeff) Webster; 5 generation family with 18 grandchildren, 39 great-grandchildren, 6 and one on the way great-great-grandchildren; siblings Lawrence (Elaine) Taylor, Grace Sanderson, Marion (Linda) Taylor, Dean (Maxi) Taylor; many nieces, nephews, and friends.
Mac was preceded in death by his parents Rowatt and Hazel Taylor; Robert Dvoracek, Stewart Clouse, Maykla Taylor, Bob Tiffany, and Terry Flacks; siblings Paul Taylor, Marilyn Taylor, Pauline (Melvin) Weide, and Richard Sanderson.
Funeral services for Mac will be Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at 11:00 at the Sylvester Community Church with Pastor Richard Taylor officiating. The family will accept friends on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the Brigham Building in Six Lakes, MI and on Wednesday one hour prior the funeral at the church. A luncheon will take place at the church immediately following the funeral and those wishing to take part in the internment may meet at Decker Cemetery at 2:00 p.m.
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