Former Rockdale city councilman dies

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A former Rockdale city councilman has died.

J.T. Talley passed away on Saturday, March 23, in Rockdale at 88 years old. He was born on June 19, 1929 in Waterloo, Williamson County, Texas. He graduated from Rockdale High School and joined and served in the U. S. Navy. Talley married Mary Ann Moore on May 28, 1955 in Houston.

Talley made Rockdale home for most of his life, except for a short stay in Houston. He worked for ALCOA as a sheet metal and layout man and retired after 39 years. He was a Steelworker Union Steward for many years, and was elected to the Rockdale City Council in 1995, serving until 2010. He also served on the Rockdale Credit Union Board.

Talley is preceded by Mary Ann, as well as his six sisters, five brothers, three children and numerous nieces and nephews.

Services will be 2:00 pm on Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home. Reverend Matt Higginbotham will be officiating. Visitation will be Monday night from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of J T Talley, you can go here.

Source: Phillips and Luckey Funeral Home

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