- [S84] E-Mail, Hal Wilson Campbell, Jr. [Hal@vqs155.pair.com], 17 Jul 2012.
- [S1] U. S. Social Security Death Index, 445-20-5143.
Issued in Oklahoma, residing in Oklahoma County, Oklahoma
- [S28] Newspaper Article, Tulsa World (OK), 5 Jan 2007.
TALLEY -- Bob Carl. On Sunday, December 31, 2006, at 8:13 p.m., the battleground was silenced. Bob Carl Talley fought a brave and courageous battle with cancer. He died peacefully at his home surrounded by his loved ones. Bob was born on May 11, 1929, in Tulsa, to Troy and Edna Talley . He served in the U.S. Army Signal Corps for 4 years (1946-1951), most of the time was spent in the Philippine Islands installing communications lines across the jungles. Plans to go to college changed when he took a Dale Carnegie Course and pursued his own business. In 1955, he opened Tallie Home Appliance Center in Wichita, KS, and added 4 other stores plus a service department. His interest in computers led to the development of Gold Seal Computer Systems in 1967 in Pigeon Forge, TN, serving the tourist industry. A-One Security, his current operating business, was established in 1979, to sell, service and install security systems for businesses and homes. Bob 's wife, Velva, joined him in 1986 to help run the business. She and her children continue to run the family business today. Bob was outgoing, adventurous, intelligent and had an overwhelming love for people. He was a loving husband, protective father, devoted son and brother, and a loyal friend. Exceptionally patient, even-mannered and diligent, Bob 's caring nature was an anchor to his family and loved ones. He will be remembered as a figure of strength and generosity, who truly valued those with whom he spent his life. In short, Bob was a phenomenal man, who will be dearly missed. He leaves to cherish his memory, his wife, Velva Talley of Oklahoma City; 4 daughters, Kerry Anne Talley of Oklahoma City, Cindy Haney of Sacramento, CA, Lori Talley of Chicago, IL, Amy Estabrooks of Oklahoma City; 4 granddaughters, Avie-Ann Talley of Ada, Lauren Keck of Oklahoma City, Christie Elizar of Goodletsville, TN, Rachelle Rodriguez of Portland, OR; 3 grandsons, Jeremy Talley of Kansas City, MO, Stephen Keck of Oklahoma City, David Matthews of Warsaw, MO; 2 great-grandsons, Christopher Robin Estabrooks, Jr. and Jonathan Estabrooks both of Oklahoma City; 2 great-granddaughters, Gabriel Elizar of Goodlesville, and Xenia Rodriguez of Portland; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and dear friends. Bob was preceded in death by: his 2 sons, Kurt Talley and Mark Talley ; his parents; and stepfather, Emmett Stout; his brother, Ermond Talley ; sister, Wilta Smith. Funeral service is scheduled for 2 p.m., Friday, January 5, 2007 at Stout Phillips Funeral Home Chapel, 409 S. Wewoka Ave. Interment will follow at Oakwood Cemetery, Wewoka Oklahoma. Stout Funeral Home, (405) 257-3321.