Retired Lieutenant Colonel John D. Talley, age 82, left us to join his beloved wife, Nancy on Monday, March 11, 2013. He will be buried beside his wife in Quantico, Virginia.
John was born in Fort Worth, Texas and has lived in Brevard since the early 1980's.
John was a graduate of New Mexico Military Institute, Career Army Officer, Senior Army aviator; served two tours in Vietnam, and retired from the Army after serving in the office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Logistics - Headquarters - Department of the Army. For his service, Colonel Talley earned the Legion of Merit Bronze Star with Oak Leaf Cluster and Air Medal with seven Oak Leaf Clusters.
John had six sisters, two brothers, two sons, and one granddaughter; along with their families and many lifetime friends. He will be missed.
Published in FLORIDA TODAY on Mar. 21, 2013