MANISTIQUE - Grant F. Taylor, 76, of 1453N Beckman Road, Manistique, Mich., passed away unexpectedly on Monday, March 10, 2014, at the Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital in Manistique.
He was born June 3, 1937, in Hiawatha Township, the son of Grant C. and Nora (Joel) Taylor.
He attended Manistique Area Schools.
Grant F. Taylor
On July 23, 1955, Grant married the former Ruth L. Beckman in Manistique. They made their home and raised their family in Hiawatha Township.
Grant was employed by Manistique Papers Inc. for 27 years, retiring in 1994.
He loved spending time with his family and going to camp. Grant also enjoyed being outdoors gardening, mowing the lawn and spending time on his tractor.
He is survived by his loving wife, Ruth L. Taylor of Manistique; sons, Bob (Jeannie) Taylor, David (Debra) Taylor and Edward (Ann) Taylor, all of Manistique; grandchildren, Bob (Paula), Jon (Kayli), Lisa, Tammy, Adam (Erin), Josh (Ashley), Cody, Kyle and Ryan; eight great-grandchildren plus one on the way; and many nieces and nephews. Grant was preceded in death by his parents.
Visitation will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, March 13, at the Messier-Broullire Funeral Home in Manistique. Funeral services will follow at 6 p.m. with Elder Del Alden officiating. Burial will be Hiawatha Cemetery in Hiawatha Township in the spring. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the charity of your choice in Grant's name.