UNTIMELY PASSING OF A GREAT INSTRUCTOR
Mr. Gerald (Jerry) Taylor, Dan Bon 10188
12-5-1945 - 10-8-2020
With great sorrow, we regret to inform all the passing of Jerry Taylor. Jerry made his Dan Bon # 10188 in 1966. He was the third recipient of a Black Belt from Chuck Norris. He taught hundreds of students at the Redondo Beach, California, Norris Studio. Many of his students went on to become exceptional tournament fighters, and instructors of Tang Soo Do. Jerry’s superior communication skills inspired many students to excel.
Jerry had a successful twenty-seven-year career at the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department where he retired as a Sergeant.
He is survived by his wife Detta, daughter Dawson, and three grandchildren, Hannah, Stone, and Nautis.
Memorial Services are scheduled for November 8, 2020, 2:00pm, at Talking Rock Ranch (golf club), 15075 Talking Ranch Road, Prescott, AZ 86305.
-Master Darrell Garcia