TAL­LEY, Irv­ing Lut­trell,

Richmond Times-Dispatch - - NATION & WORLD -

82, of Wi­comico Church, Vir­ginia, died peace­fully at home sur­rounded by loved ones on June 18, 2020, af­ter a lengthy bat­tle with Alzheimer’s Dis­ease. He is sur­vived by his lov­ing wife of 55 years, Rhea Frances "Sugar" Tay­lor Tal­ley. Born in 1938, he was the youngest child of Irv­ing Daniel and Emma Lut­trell Tal­ley and grew up at China Grove, the fam­ily farm at Re­hoboth Church, Vir­ginia. In ad­di­tion to his par­ents, he was pre­de­ceased by his three sib­lings, James Fran­cis Tal­ley, John Emory Tal­ley and Lynette Tal­ley Ap­ple­white. Known with great af­fec­tion as "Unke," he is also sur­vived by six nieces and neph­ews, Pa­tri­cia Tal­ley Cruz of Port Or­chard, Wash­ing­ton, Louanne Tal­ley Se­bra of Dal­las, Texas, Thomas D. Ap­ple­white of Rich­mond, Vir­ginia, J. Blake Tal­ley of Colorado Springs, Colorado, Hunter A. Ap­ple­white of Rich­mond, Vir­ginia and Louis Rhea Tim­ber­lake of Me­chan­icsville, Vir­ginia. Af­ter grad­u­at­ing from Northum­ber­land High School and Smithdeal Massey Busi­ness Col­lege, he be­gan a 30-year ca­reer in the real es­tate depart­ment of Vir­ginia Power. He re­tired in 1994 to Sandy Point near Wi­comico Church in his beloved North­ern Neck and con­tin­ued to farm China Grove as well as his grand­par­ents’ home place, Sas­safras Grove. He was an ac­tive con­gre­gant of Wi­comico Parish Church, where he served on the vestry. He also served on the board of the Rap­pa­han­nock

West­min­ster Can­ter­bury Foun­da­tion. He was a mem­ber of In­dian Creek Yacht & Coun­try Club, where he en­joyed many rounds of golf and many evenings of fel­low­ship with friends. He was a proud char­ter mem­ber of the "Boys Night Out Club." He was never hap­pier than when cut­ting a gen­tle sun­set wake along the Great Wi­comico River, a cock­tail in one hand and Sugar in the other, aboard the Hoo Rhea. He will al­ways be re­mem­bered by his fam­ily and many friends as the con­sum­mate South­ern gen­tle­man, the first to hold open a door, pull out a chair or pick up the bill. In­ter­ment at Mo­rat­tico Bap­tist Church ceme­tery was pri­vate. The grave­side ser­vice was con­ducted by the Rev­erend James H. Sil­cox Jr. Ar­range­ments were made by Cur­rie Fu­neral Home. Me­mo­rial con­tri­bu­tions may be made to the North­ern Neck Free Health Clinic, 51 Wil­liam B. Gra­ham Court, Kil­marnock, Vir­ginia 22482 or Hospice of Vir­ginia, 1328 Tap­pa­han­nock Blvd., Tap­pa­han­nock, Vir­ginia 22560. For their gen­tle and kind care­giv­ing, the fam­ily wishes to thank An­gela Kel­ley and her staff at Rap­pa­han­nock

West­min­ster Can­ter­bury’s At Home Health­care: Am­berle, Amy, Carol, Cher­maine, Dawn, El­nora, Hope, Jami and Takia. The fam­ily also thanks Melinda Jones and her com­pas­sion­ate staff at Hospice of Vir­ginia: Brenda, Lori and Me­gan. He now has been re­leased to the arms of a wel­com­ing God. May he rest in peace.

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