The Obit For Herbert Taylor

Herbert W. Taylor

November 16, 2008

Herbert W. Taylor 75, Indianapolis, passed away on Saturday, November 15, 2008. Born September 6, 1933 in Clay City, IN, he was the son of Herbert R. and Emma (Lovell) Taylor, who preceded him in death. His sisters, Emma Cruea and Ruth Clatterbuck and brother, Don Taylor also preceded him in death.

Mr. Taylor retired from the Indianapolis Police Department in 1978 after 20 years of service and later worked security at General Motors for 13 years.

He was a member of Garfield Christian Church, a 1951 graduate of Emmerich Manual High School and played professional baseball with the Pittsburg Pirates farm team and the Indianapolis Southside Saints.

Survivors include his wife, Judith A. (Pedersen) Taylor; his children, Herbie (Rita) Taylor, Beth (Jim) Lyman; Gina (James) Cromwell; his sisters, Betty Aldridge; Mary Choat, Dona (Clarence) Pierce, Peggy (Loren) Davidson; his brothers, Joe (Thelma) Taylor, David (Sandy) Taylor; his grandchildren, Joshua and Jamie Lyman and Taylor Graham; 2 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be Monday, Nov. 17, 2008 at 1:00 p.m. at the Garfield Christian Church, 1751 E. Walker Ave., with calling there Sunday, Nov. 16, 2008 from 2 to 5 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Leukemia Society, 941 E. 86th St., Suite 100, Indpls., IN 46240. Online condolences may be made at: