Robert  Talkington

Obituary of Robert Talkington

Robert W. “Louie” Talkington, 59 of White Hall died Thursday, August 30, 2018, at White Hall Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.  He was born March 31, 1959, the son of the late Richard and Margaret Powell Talkington.

Louie is survived by a daughter, Josie Marie Talkington of Carrollton; a son, Robert Luke Talkington of White Hall; four grandchildren, Adelyn and Rylee Rabe, and Owen and Olivia Talkington; and eleven brothers a sisters; Carol Wahl of West Frankford, Jill Havens of White Hall, Jerry Talkington of Palmyra, Danny Talkington of White Hall, Ronnie Talkington of Mavale, AK, Richard Talkington Jr. of Jacksonville, Tom Talkington of Roodhouse, Kathy Webb of Jacksonville, Sandy Kirbach of Jacksonville, Connie Collins of Hutchinson, KS, and Donnie Talkington of White Hall; along with numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins. He was preceded in death by two sisters, Judy Brege, and Debbie Combs.

Louie worked on the railroad for (ICG & GMO), then as a carpenter in Florida building homes, and he worked locally with several different farmers as a farm hand. Louie enjoyed the outdoors hunting, fishing, trapping, and looking for arrowheads.  More than anything he loved spending time with his family and friends especially his grandchildren.

Cremation rites have been arranged upon his wishes. The family will be hosting a Celebration of life at a later date.  Airsman-Hires Funeral Home in White Hall is assisting the family at this time. Condolences may be left online at

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