William J. Talley
A funeral liturgy for William J. Talley, 83, of Millersport, was held August 23, 2008, at Trinity Episcopal Church, Newark, with Father Steve Carroll officiating. Military honors were presented by the Licking County Veterans Alliance.
Mr. Talley passed away Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2008, at the Newark Health Care Center after a long illness. Mr. Talley was born Nov. 22, 1924, in Stevenson, Ala., to the late Otis and Timmie (Vaughn) Talley.
Mr. Talley was a veteran of World War II, having served faithfully in the U.S. Navy. He retired from the Defense Logistics Agency after 35 years of service.
Mr. Talley is survived by his wife, Janet (Goodell) Talley; stepmother, Annie Maude Talley; daughter, Billie Jean (Stanley) Talley-Browne; son, Bobby (Gail) Talley; granddaughter, Tia Alexa Talley; sisters, Darnelle Cole and Ruthie Bynum; brother, John (Amanda) Talley; sister-in-law, Carol (Edward) Welden; and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Talley is preceded in death by brothers-in-law, James Bynum and James Cole.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Central Ohio, 2269 Cherry Valley Road, Newark, OH 43055.
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