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Herbert J. Taylor

Posted on Feb. 21, 2013 at 12:00 a.m.

June 26, 1950 - Feb. 13, 2013

WAKARUSA — Herbert J. “Herbie” “Pastor Herb” Taylor, 62, of Wakarusa, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013.

He was a member of Servants of the Streets Ministry and an ordained pastor. Herbert was an electrical draftsman and retired from Travel Supreme.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Herman and Ida Taylor; three sisters, Ida Lorine Taylor, Arlema Winifred and Eunice Victoria Griggs; and three brothers, Nathaniel, Curtis and Robert Taylor.

He is survived by his children, Antoine (Dawn) Nicholson, Keisha (CJ) Johnson, Kelly, Clifton Sr. and Cody Vortice; 14 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. Visitation/family hour will be from 2 to 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 22, 2013, at Guy and Allen Funeral Home, 2959 W. 11th Ave., Gary. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, at First Church of God, 134 E. 43rd Ave., Gary. Interment will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery, Gary.

Rieth-Rohrer-Ehret-Lienhart Funeral Home, Wakarusa, handled local arrangements.

Online condolences may be sent at www.rrefh.com.