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Morris William

September 12, 1923 – August 22, 2019

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Obituary for Morris William Taylor

Morris William Taylor, 95, of Coldwater, passed away Thursday, August 22, 2019 at Maple Lawn. Visitation will be held Tuesday, August 27, 2019 from 4-8:00 PM at Dutcher Funeral Home in Coldwater. Following cremation, a graveside service will be held Thursday, September 12, 2019 at 3:00 PM at Fisher Hill Cemetery with Military Honors presented by the American Legion Post #52, Drill Team.
Morris was born September 12, 1923 in Coldwater, MI to Clare & Marilla (Goss) Taylor. He served in the US Army during WWII, earning 2 Purple Heart medals. Morris married Shirley Jean Smith on April 12, 1947 in Coldwater. She preceded him in death on January 19, 1992.
Mr. Taylor was a lifelong farmer, owning and operating his own farm. He also worked for 20 years at the former Shaw Shoe Factory in Coldwater. Morris was an outdoorsman who enjoyed fishing and playing golf.
Morris is survived by his sons Morris (Marlise) Taylor of Coldwater, Michael (Audrey) Taylor of Coldwater, Mark (Dot) Taylor of Quincy, his brother Jim (Yvonne) Taylor of Dade City, FL, his grandchildren Alicia (Scott) Wilber, Beth Taylor, Margaret (Troy) Setser, Michelle (Kip) Burkhardt, Michael (Marisha) Taylor, Dennis (Angela) Taylor, Katrina (Tom) Gavala, many great and great, great grandchildren and companion Noreen McLatcher of Coldwater. In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by his grandchildren Sherrie Taylor and Matthew Taylor, his brothers Robert and Richard Taylor and his sister Mary Ann Lawton.
Memorials may be directed to the charity of choice.


When Tuesday, August 27th, 2019 4:00pm - 8:00pm
Dutcher Funeral Home
440 W. Chicago St.
Coldwater, MI 49036

Service Information

Thursday, September 12th, 2019 3:00pm
Fisher Hill Cemetery
Ray Quincy Rd.
Algansee Twp., MI 49082
Service Extra Info
Military Honors will be presented by the American Legion Drill Team, Post #52

Interment Information

Fisher Hill Cemetery
Ray Quincy Rd. at Fisher Rd.
Algansee Twp., MI 49082
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