Lynchburg, SC – James Bradley “Jim” Tallon, Jr, 72, passed away on Wednesday May 27, 2020.
A Private service will be Sunday, May 31, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. on the steps at the Presbyterian Church, Lynchburg, SC. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Mr. Tallon was born in Darlington County, the son of the late James Bradley Tallon, Sr., and the late Meda Randolf Tallon. He served in the US Air Force during the Vietnam Era, serving with the 64th FIS. He was a member of Lynchburg United Methodist Church. “Cowboy” was a Deputy Sheriff with the Lee County Sheriff’s Office . He was the owner of a Crop Dusting Service. He was the Past President of the American Legion Post #140 and The Blue Knights, Fraternal Order of Police, a member of the Cut-Rate Drugstore Hangout Crew, in Sumter, SC; he was the official “Piccolo Player" for the choir of Lynchburg United Methodist Church. Jim loved his family, especially his grandchildren and riding his motorcycle.
Surviving are his wife of 38 years, Penny Hickson Tallon; son, Trey (Kat) Tallon,III; daughter, Jenny ( Patrick) McGee; sister, Miriam Tallon Swiler; grandchildren, Gillian McGee, Connor McGee, Bradley McGee, Krista Tallon, James Bradley “Q” Tallon IV, several nieces and nephews and his feline companion, “Snowball”. He is preceded in death by a sister, Sara Ann Caban.
Memorials may be made to Lynchburg United Methodist Church, P O Box 87, Lynchburg, SC 29080 or the Lynchburg Cemetery, Inc., P O Box 66, Lynchburg, SC 29080.
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Layton-Anderson Funeral Home, 4210 W. Palmetto Street, Florence, SC 29501.
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