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Mr. Lester G. Talton, 65, passed away Wednesday evening, February 7, 2018 at his home with his family by his side.
A funeral service will be held on Monday, February 12, 2018 at 2:00 pm at New Testament Baptist Church with Pastor Brett Seawell officiating. Entombment will follow the service at Guilford Memorial Park.
Mr. Talton was preceded in death by his parents, Albert and Doris Talton; maternal grandmother, Mary Lemmos Lanning; as well as a nephew, Shawn Sebastian.
Lester was a man who enjoyed working and staying busy fixing things. He spent his free time bowling, creating pencil and water color artwork, assembling models, working in his yard and garden, and loved his dog named Rusty. Some of his artwork was awarded third in the state in a high school art competition, and one of his paintings still hangs in the trophy room of Ben L. Smith High School.
He is survived by his wife of nearly 14 years, Rosalie Talton; sister, Leila Sebastian (Clifton); brother, Elzie D. Talton; sister, Tina Talton; brother, John Talton; as well several nieces, nephews, other family members and many dear friends whom he loved.
The family will receive friends on Sunday evening from 7:00-9:00 pm at George Brothers Funeral Service.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Piedmont 1801 Westchester Dr. High Point, NC 27262.