Michael Conrad Taylor


Mr. Michael Conrad Taylor, 47 of Atlantic, passed away peacefully with family by his side on Saturday, Sept. 17, 2022, while in the Intensive Care Unit at Salisbury Peninsula Regional Hospital.
Mike is survived by his children, Michael Jr., Matthew, and Mason Taylor, of Chincoteague; his parents, Mike and Tammie Taylor, of Belington, W.V.; his sisters, Melissa Ramsey (Phil), of Mt. Airy, Md., and Jessica Queen (Richie), of Mt. Airy; his brother, Zachery Taylor, of Belington; his niece, Taylor Queen; his nephew, Philip Ramsey; and his beloved partner, Kerra Johnson, and her son, Brody, of Bloxom.
Michael was born Sept. 5, 1975, in Takoma Park, Md. He graduated in 1993 from Paint Branch High School in Burtonsville, Md. On April 3, 2003, he married Rebecca Brauns, of Baltimore, and together they had three beautiful boys who were the most important part of Mike’s life. Mike and his family relocated to Chincoteague in 2010.
Mike worked as a telecommunications supervisor at the NASA Wallops Island Launch Range Operations Contract, and worked on the base as a contractor since 2010. Mike was an avid outdoorsman and loved the Eastern Shore. He enjoyed biking, jogging, hunting, camping, and especially fishing in the local bays, rivers, and creeks around Chincoteague. Mike enjoyed sharing these outdoor activities with his children, family, and friends.
Those who knew Mike, even just a little, lost a shining light in their lives. He will be deeply missed by his family and friends.
A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, Oct. 22, 2022, at 1:30 p.m., at Thornton Funeral Home in Parksley. A reception and fellowship for family and friends will be held after the Celebration of Life at 32126 Greta Road, Atlantic.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the National Down Syndrome Society at https://ndss.org
Arrangements are by the Thornton Funeral Home in Parksley.

To sign the guest book online, visit: www.thorntonfuneralhome.net
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