Born April 15, 1930 at Westridge, Ark., he was the son of the late George Herbert and Minnie Epley Talley. He was of the Baptist faith, an Associate Member of the American Legion at Malden and a guest member of the VFW at Malden.
On Oct. 15, 1977 he married Mary Joy Case at Malden, Mo., who survives. Other survivors include one son, Gary Talley and wife, Roseann, of Palmdale, Calif.; four daughters, Sharon Talley of St. Louis, Barbara Kem and husband, Paul, of Ashville, N.C., Sandra Talley of St. Louis, and Tammy Uthoff of Campbell, Mo.; eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m., Sunday, June 3, 2007 at the Bradshaw Funeral Home at Malden, Mo.
The funeral service will be at 10 a.m., Monday, June 4, 2007 at the Bradshaw Chapel with the Rev. Richard Blagg officiating.
Burial will follow at the Rosewood Cemetery at Malden.