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Freddie Mack Taylor

September 30, 2017

Freddie Mack Taylor, 75, of Separ and Deming, passed away September 30, 2017, in Memorial Medical Center in Las Cruces, after a long 5-year battle with pulmonary fibrosis. He was surrounded by his family and loved ones. He was born March 3, 1942 in Wichita Falls, Texas, to Coma Pearl (Lancaster) Taylor and Mack Austin Taylor. He has two siblings: Gail (Taylor) Monger (Darrel) and Don Taylor (Cynthia). He has a special aunt: Jeannette Caines of Florida. He married Barbara Dean Moore on June 24, 1961. He was father to nine children: Freddy Wallace Taylor, Carl Austin Taylor, Kenneth Roy Taylor (LaDonna), Patricia Ann Taylor, Melanie Jo Tharp (Harold), Anni Marie Taylor (Lorenzo), Russell Don Taylor and Frank Olen Johannes. He was Grandpa to 13 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and one son, Guy (Rooster) Johannes, III. He was blessed by many nieces and nephews that he loved to tease. He loved life, his children and NASCAR. He was a hard worker and worked at many jobs throughout his lifetime including race car mechanic in Dallas. He spent 20 years as a driver for TQAS and was awarded a certificate for “One Million Miles, Accident-Free”. He spent a lot of time cowboying on a family owned ranch. He helped his father-in-law working cattle in a time when making a living running a ranch was near to impossible. He loved to answer the phone “Taylor Land & Cattle Company”, a phrase he picked up from his father. Services will be at Bright’s Funeral Home on Friday, October 6, 2017, with a viewing at 10:00AM and services at 11:00AM, led by Jason Anderson, 1st Baptist Church. Burial will follow at Memory Lane Cemetery. Pallbearers are Justin, Clay & Russell Taylor, Frank Johannes, Harold Tharp, and Wayne Monger. Alternates will be Guy Johannes, IV, Cody Moore and Carl & Kenny Taylor. Honorary pallbearers: Don Taylor and Darrel Monger. Bright Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements, “Traditional Services and Care for your family and friends,” 210 W. College Ave., Silver City, New Mexico 88061. Phone 575-388-1911. Remembrances can be made at

 Service Information

Funeral Service
October 6, 2017

11:00 AM
Bright Funeral Home Chapel
210 W. College Ave.
Silver City, New Mexico 88061

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