Fred Arlen Talley, 86, of Mebane passed away at his home on Sunday, January 17, 2021 with family by his side. He was a native of Rockingham County, attended Reidsville High School and was a faithful member of Oak Grove Baptist Church. Over the years he was a devoted husband, father, and Papa. He retired from NIEHS in 1990. The only thing he loved more than hunting and fishing was attending his grandchildren’s school and sporting activities.
Fred is survived by his sons, Jeff Talley and Randy Talley (Dawn) of Mebane and grandchildren Morgan, Hunter, Madison, and Emerson Talley and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife of 68 years Peggy Hall Talley, his parents Fred W. and Laura Wall Talley, sister Gloria Sunshine Woodson, brothers Wilbur (Helen), Houston and Malcolm (Ellen) Talley.
A walk-through visitation will be held on Tuesday, January 19th at Oak Grove Baptist Church, 5217 Oak Grove Church Road, Mebane from 2:30-3:00pm followed by a graveside service conducted by Pastor Christopher Hamblen. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, face coverings and social distancing are required.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, 5217 Oak Grove Church Road, Mebane, NC 27302.
The family is being assisted by McClure Funeral Service. Online condolences may be sent to www.mcclurefuneralservice.net
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