Gerald “Jerry” Talbott

Gerald “Jerry” Talbott, age 79, of Greenfield, passed away on Dec. 27, 2011. Born on Oct. 6, 1932, in Union Township, Ind., he was the son of Maurice and Helen (Weller) Talbott.

Jerry graduated from Kewanna High School in 1950 and married Anna Jester. He worked as a factory worker and farmer. Jerry was a member of Rochester First Baptist Church in Rochester and was an avid IU and Cubs fan. He also wintered in Florida for 16 years. Mr. Talbott was a United States Army veteran.

Surviving him are his wife, Anna Talbott of Greenfield; daughter, Barbara (Bernie) Campbell of Greenfield; grandchildren, Anne Lorenzano, Sarah (Jarrod) Lawrence, Nathan Campbell, and Kevin Campbell; and great-granddaughter, Mimi Margaret Lawrence.

He was preceded in death by his son, David Talbott. Gerald also had eight siblings including Lois (Carl) Miller, Joan Riffle, and Ronnie (Leona) Talbott, who preceded him in death.

A Memorial Service will take place on Monday, Jan. 2, 2011, at 11 a.m., at First Baptist Church in Rochester, Ind. Visitation will take place from 9 a.m. until the time of the service.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hancock Regional Hospice at 801 N. State St., Greenfield, IN 46140, or to Rochester First Baptist Church, 1000 Main St, Rochester, IN 46975.

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