William J. Taylor, Sr.
William "Bill" Jack Taylor, Sr. TaCanku, was born December 15, 1981, in Red Wing, MN, to Nathan Jr. and Margaret Taylor. On April 14, 2019, he began his journey home to be with the Creator.
Bill attended school in Red Wing and graduated from the Motorcycle Mechanic Institute of Phoenix, AZ in 2014. He was an avid outdoors-man and loved to hunt, fish, ride 4-wheelers and spend time on the water in his beloved boat. He enjoyed spending time with his son, daughters, nieces and nephews, teaching them any and everything from riding a bike to fixing brakes on a car. He had fun times playing softball, hockey and bowling. He loved to grill his famous ribs and cook for his family. Going on family vacations were one of his favorite things to do. Above all else, he loved his family. He took care of so many and opened his heart and home to all. He gave of himself for his people and his community.
He will be forever missed by his children, William Jr. (Raphael), Carmen, Ellyssa and Bobbi Mae all of Red Wing and their mother, Kelly; his mother, Margaret of Welch; 4 brothers, Nathan H. Taylor III (Rebecca) of Welch, Darrell (Alyssa) Taylor of Red Wing, Travis (Calais) Lone Elk of Welch, Benjamin Vermillion of Pocatello, ID; 2 sisters, Terre Ann Taylor and Erna (Fred) Johnson of Welch and his significant other, Trinity Campbell and their unborn child and many, many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.
He joins his loved ones in the Spirit World--his father, Nathan Taylor, Jr.; brother, George Taylor; sister, Pamela Lorusso; special cousin, Stephanie Taylor and both maternal and paternal grandparents.
Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Thursday, April 18, 2019 at Prairie Island Community Center. Visitation will begin at 12 p.m. on Tuesday, April 16 and be on-going until the time of the service. Arrangements handled by Mahn Family Funeral Home, Bodelson-Mahn Chapel. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.mahnfamilyfuneralhome.com.