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Michael Taylor

June 17, 1961 — February 3, 2022


Michael Francis Taylor, 60, a resident of Jerome, Idaho passed away peacefully in Salt Lake City, Utah, February 3, 2022, from complications of open-heart surgery. He was born June 17, 1961, to Francis Earl and Laura E. Taylor. He graduated from Shoshone High School in 1979.

That same year, Michael joined the YACC program with the BLM and continued working for them fighting fires and eventually becoming the shop manager and mechanic. He retired from the BLM in 2014.

Michael loved the outdoors and enjoyed snowmobiling, camping, riding motorcycles, and shooting rock chucks with his best friend, Jim Vaden.

Michael was   proud of his family and enjoyed being a father to his five children: Sabrina, Jennifer, Tresca, Jakeb, and Jordan. He loved even more that he was blessed with nine grandchildren: Saundra, Sydney, Joscelyn, Cadence, Kaylee, Weston, Hudson, Amelia, and Kason. He is loved by many and will be deeply missed.

Michael is survived by his three brothers, Johnny (Kathy) Wilmoth, Dennie Wilmoth, and Barry Wilmoth; one sister, Mary Woodrome; five children, Sabrina (Andrew) Stephens-Taylor, Jennifer (Jerome) Fenton, Tresca (Brad) Taylor-Parker, Jakeb (Azia) Taylor, and Jordan (Tyler) Van Dyk; and nine grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, and his brother, Wayne Wilmoth.

A viewing will be held from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm, Friday, February 11, 2022, at Farnsworth Mortuary, 1343 S Lincoln Ave, Jerome. Funeral service will be held at 10:00 am, Saturday, February 12, 2022, at the Lincoln County Community Center, 201 S Beverly St, Shoshone, Idaho 83352. Graveside service will conclude at the Richfield Cemetery.

Memories and condolences may be shared with the family on Michael’s memorial webpage at

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Friday, February 11, 2022

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Saturday, February 12, 2022

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Lincoln County Community Center

201 S Beverly St, Shoshone, ID 83352

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