Taylor, Robert J.; age 79; of Midland; went to see his Savior November 6, 2014 at the Toni and Trish House. Bob was born the only child of John R. and Louise (Hagemeyer) Taylor in Toledo, Ohio on January 14, 1935. He attended Riverside School, Woodward High School and the University of Toledo where he earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Pharmacy. Bob worked as a pharmacist for 47 years, retiring in 2004 from Rite Aid Pharmacy. He enjoyed coin and stamp collecting, football, baseball and basketball but especially watching U of M football and the Detroit Tigers and cheering for his grandchildren. Bob was a member of the Kappa Psi, Rho Chi, the Lutheran Men’s League and Via de Cristo. Bob is survived by his wife of 55 years, the former Joanne R. Pietras whom he married on February 7, 1959 in Toledo, Ohio; his children, Beth (Jess) Gonzalez of Austin, Texas, Brad (Mary) Taylor of Atlanta, Georgia, Brian (Tracy) Taylor of Midland; four beloved grandchildren, Kelsey, Laura, Kyle and Robert; brother-in-law, Paul Wood of Troy, MI; four nieces; and two great nieces. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his sister-in-law, Kathleen Wood. Funeral Services for Mr. Taylor will be conducted at 11 a.m., Monday, November 10, 2014 from Messiah Lutheran Church with Pastor Kurt Weber officiating. Interment will be in Forest Cemetery, Toledo, Ohio. Visitation will be at the Wilson MILLER Funeral Home 4210 N. Saginaw Rd., Midland, Michigan on Sunday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. and at the church on Monday from 10 a.m. until the time of service. In lieu of flowers memorials may be offered to Messiah Lutheran Church, the Toni and Trish House or the Alzheimer’s Association.Personal messages of condolence may be offered at www.wilson-miller.comPublished in Daily Tribune on Nov. 8, 2014+Read More Share Listen to Obituary Remember Share a message, photo, or video below View all messages 8 "We never really knew Bob since he lived in Michigan. Did see..."- John Pietras"Sorry for your loss. Many fond memories of Bob from Riverside..."- William Shuff"Very sorry to hear of Bob's passing, he will be missed."- Harold & Jean Knierim"Bob was the pharmacists at Perry Drugs when I worked there...." "So sorry to hear about your Dad, he was a very kind man. ..." Add a memory or condolence to the guest book Add Message Please add or record a video for the family of Robert Taylor Add a video + Photos View All Add + Michigan Bob http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/dailytribune/obituary.aspx?n=robert-j-taylor&pid=173087049&fhid=5828