October 4, 1927 - November 10, 2012 METAIRIE, LA Raymond E. Talley, a retired Special Agent of the FBI, passed away on Saturday, November 10, 2012, in Metairie, LA at the age of 85 years. A native of Henderson County, TN and a longtime resident of Metairie, LA. Raymond was a Navy Veteran of World War II, serving in the Pacific. During his 32 year career in the FBI, Mr. Talley served in six Field Divisions plus two tours at Washington, D.C. After retirement, he worked for a U.S. Congressional Committee in Washington as a Staff Investigator and later operated his own Corporate Security Firm. He was a Master Mason and member of Kempsville Lodge, Virginia Beach, VA. He was active in the Society of Former FBI Agents. A long-standing member and Deacon of Parkview Baptist Church in Metairie, Raymond taught Sunday School for over 35 years. Survivors include his wife of 63 years, Betty J. Talley; two sons, Timothy Talley of Oklahoma City and Mark Talley (Mary) of Metairie; and a sister, Pauline Gooch of LaPorte, Texas. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Service at the Kenner Funeral Home of L.A. Muhleisen and Son, 2607 Williams Blvd. on Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 1:00 PM with Visitation beginning at 11:00 AM. Interment at Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Cedar Grove, TN on Friday, November 16, 2012 at 12:00 PM. In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests that donations be made in Raymond's memory to: The
, 2605 River Road, New Orleans, LA 70121 or The LA.S.P.C.A., Attn: Development Office, 1700 Mardi Gras Blvd., New Orleans, LA 70114. To view or sign the online guest book, please visit www.muhleisen.com
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Published in The Oklahoman on Nov. 14, 2012