David Standiford Talbott

TALBOTT, DAVID STANDIFORD, passed away on June 30, 2012.

He was born on May 25, 1946 to the late Elizabeth Thurman Farnsley and Ben Johnson Talbott. David married Josey Ann Kaufman in 1968 and was the father of four children and grandfather to seven.

David was a renowned photographer who made his career working for large ad agencies and fortune 500 companies, but his favorite passion was photographing the arts, especially the Louisville Ballet, nature and Actors Theater. As a true lover of nature, David spent many of his last years in Eastern Kentucky at a family cabin located in Red River Gorge. David commuted to and from Louisville but was at most peace while sitting on the porch overlooking Red River.

David had a large family and many friends. He will be greatly missed.

He was preceded in death by his son, David S. Talbott II; a sister-in-law, Terrie Talbott; brother-in-law, Roger Sanders.

Survivors include his children, Ashley (Jon Wood) Talbott, Michael (Kelly) Talbott and Dr. Jason (Meghan) Talbott; grandchildren, Zachary, Alyssa, Jackson, Lucas, Emma, Katharine, Carson, Chris and Mason; siblings, Ben (Sandy) Talbott, Alex (Bonnie) Talbott and Marie (Gary) Dering; daughter-in-law, Angela Talbott. Also survived by Hope Feeney.

Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, July 5, 2012 at Crescent Hill Baptist Church, 2800 Frankfort Ave. with burial in Cave Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11 a.m.-3 p.m on Wednesday at Pearson's, 149 Breckenridge Lane.

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Pearson Funeral Home
149 Breckenridge Lane Louisville, KY 40207
(502) 896-0349

Published in The Courier-Journal from July 2 to July 4, 2012