Michael Duane Taylor, 72, of Marshall was pronounced deceased 6:20 PM Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018 in the emergency room of Regional Hospital at Terre Haute. He retired as head registrar at Eastern Illinois University at Charleston where he had also held various positions. He was born May 25, 1945 at Bedford, IN, the son of William Glenn and Georgia Crouch Taylor. He married Mary Lou Berola on Sept 26, 1964 at Auburn, IL. Surviving are his wife, Mary Lou; a son, Michael A. (Julie Anne) Taylor of Floyds Knobs, IN; a daughter, Jolene Ann Taylor of Bolingbrook, IL; grandchildren, Jacob Taylor, Olivia Taylor, Breanne Mohring and Nicole Mohring; great grandchild Sierra Rose Mohring; a brother, Morris Damian Taylor of Richmond, KY; a sister, Margaret Ann Taylor Harris of Brownsburg, IN and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a brother, Marvin Basil Taylor. He was a lover of animals , automobiles and loved living near Mill Creek Lake. A private service has been held at Pearce Funeral Home. For those desiring, memorial contributions may be made to Rescue Me Clifford. Online condolences are being accepted at pearcefuneralservices.com.