Tony passed away surrounded by family in his home in Kearns, UT from PSP.

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Born in Delta, Utah to Joseph Allen Talbert and Rita Myrtle Nelms. Tony spent his childhood hunting jackrabbits, riding horses, training hunting dogs and trapping with his father. He spent his teenage years in Salt Lake City with his mother and siblings; Kenneth Donald Talbert (deceased), Ramona Jane Talbert Anderson Fournea (deceased), Edward Allen Talbert of Nevada, Arthur Lamar Talbert of Colorado, Joseph Henry Talbert (deceased), Laura Marie Talbert (deceased), Ireta Marie Talbert (deceased), Lonny Bob Talbert (Dottie) of Utah. Tony and his siblings loved to fight, he enjoyed judo and boxing in Jr. High. He joined the Marines in 1969 and served in Vietnam until his discharge in 1973. He married Sherre Rose, and was stepfather to Jeffrey Rose, they had four kids of their own and then divorced. He married the love of his life Sherry Mills Talbert in 1983 and with her four kids, several grandkids and great grandkids lived a full life in Kearns. He was a professional truck driver, driving long haul with his brother Ken, a Heavy-Duty Wrecker driver, cement mixer driver for several companies including Geneva Rock where he retired in 2014. He was Union Steward for Teamsters Local 222 were he fought for a 60-hour work week.

Tony enjoyed dancing, especially swing, at the Westerner where he met his wife, Sherry. He continued to enjoy hunting and riding his horse Sheto. As well as finding new hobbies such as riding ATV’s and leisurely camping. He was a backyard mechanic and made sure he taught his kids how to care for and maintain their own vehicles. It was only in recent years that a dog wasn’t permanently living in the house, but he still enjoyed visits from his kids' dogs. In his later years he enjoyed golfing and spending time with his grandkids. He was involved in the neighborhood and knew everyone on the street. Many people loved him dearly, and he will be missed greatly; but the time spent with him will always be remembered and appreciated by his family even more so. May he rest now knowing that his family can carry on without him and eventually meet up together once more…

Special thank you to Paula Larsen & Steve Leoncini for their constant support

Krista Harris and Jeff Thomas for end-of-life day and night care

Carlos, Reggie, Aubrey, Levy and the rest at Harmony Home Health & Hospice

Bill and his VA team

Juan Lay for coming to the house to cut his hair.


Graveside Service

Monday, Mar. 28, 2022 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Utah Veterans Cemetery and Memorial Park
17111 1700 W.
Bluffdale, UT 84065

Services Handled By

Memorial Redwood Mortuary & Cemetery
6500 S Redwood Rd
Salt Lake City, UT

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Post Date

Mar 23, 2022

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I am a cousin to Tony. We had good conversation s years ago at the Talbert family reunions . A real fun guy lots of energy. Condolences to his wife an immediate families

Mike Petersen Mar 27, 2022

Sorry uncle Tony that I never got to make it down there to meet you. Even though you know who I was I never got to know you and now well never get the chance. I hope that you and my dad your brother Joseph Talbert and the rest of the family are having a good time in haven. I hope one day we do get to meet again. Love Always your niece Julie.

Julie , Spokane , WA, US Mar 24, 2022

I am sorry to hear of your passing. I only met you once as a grown man. I am Romona’s son who was put up for adoption. My birth name was Bobby Anderson. May you Rest In Peace.

Bradley Wilson Bennett , Provo, UT, US Mar 23, 2022

I will forever be a Daddy's Girl. ❤️ I love you Dad and know that I will see you again. Now that you have moved in to the great hunt in the heavens above. You will forever be my hero. #Always Faithful #semperfi

Kayline , Lehi, UT, US Mar 23, 2022