Taylor, Herman Jackson, age 90 years old, passed away on Sunday, December 14, 2014. Herman is preceded in death by his wife, Alma Jean and oldest son, Ronald. Herman is survived by his son, Michael (Terri) Taylor of Warren, Mich.; grandchildren, Ty Taylor, Cam Vettraino, Tonnie Powers of Lake Orion, Mich., Angel (Alcuin) Arche of Washington, Mich., Pam (Vince) Macri of China Township, Mich., Christi Taylor of Chesterfield Township, Mich., Ray Kott of Warren, Mich. and Sarah Kott of Warren, Mich.; great grandchildren, Blake, Taylor, Jeremy, Drew, Riley, Noah, Jenna, Bryce, Logan, Avery, Chloe, Brody, Jimmie, and Peyton. Good friends, Helen Zellner of Warren, Mich. and Doey Latimer of Ashland City, Tennessee. Herman was born on July 25, 1924 in Ashland City, Tennessee. Herman severed in World War II, fighting in the Battle of the Bulge. He created a home in Madison Heights in his early years to raise a family. In 1954, he established Taylor Made Fence. He worked incredibly hard to have a hands on thriving business that he could be proud of. Herman had a great love for animals. In that love, he found a passion for horse racing. He moved to Romeo, where he had a farm with horses. He enjoyed many years mostly local, as both an owner and trainer for thoroughbred horses. When retired, Herman returned to Ashland City, Tenn. where he volunteered for Meals on Wheels for six years. He was very happy to give back to the community he was born into. Herman returned to Michigan, sharing the last several years of his life with his son’s immediate and extended family and friends who were often entertained by Herman’s stories. Visitation will be held Monday, December 15, 2014 from 3-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at 10 a.m. at Hopcroft Funeral Home, Madison Heights Chapel. Burial will be at Oakview Cemetery, Royal Oak, Mich. hopcroftfuneraldirectors.comPublished in Daily Tribune on Dec. 15, 2014+Read More Share Listen to Obituary Remember Share a message, photo, or video below View guest book What will you miss most about HERMAN JACKSON TAYLOR? Add a memory or condolence to the guest book Add Message Please add or record a video for the family of HERMAN TAYLOR Add a video + Please add a photo and share in the life story for HERMAN TAYLOR Add a photo + http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/dailytribune/obituary.aspx?n=herman-jackson-taylor&pid=173470181&fhid=9191