Jim A. Talbot

February 25, 1940 - August 22, 2020

Obituary

Jim Talbot, age 80, died peacefully on August 22 surrounded by his family.  He courageously battled lung cancer for over 2 years.  He was an avid horse racing fan and loved to read.  He was raised in Salt Lake City, UT and moved to Washington state in 1967 to work at Sound Refining.  After several years working in the oil industry, he started a new career in construction.  Left to mourn his loss and (figure out his handicapping strategy) is his wife of 52 years, Kate, daughters Sherry Martin, Kathy (John) Charles, and Karen Hill, and sons Jerry Talbot, and Mark Talbot.  He is also survived by 1 sister and 3 brothers, numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren along with many other family members and friends.  The family would like to thank his Kaiser Federal Way Hospice staff and Comfort Keeper caregiver as well as the staff at Village Green Retirement Center.  Jim will be laid to rest at Mt. Calvary Catholic Cemetery in Salt Lake City, UT.  Memorial services will be in Salt Lake City, UT in 2021, date to be determined. 

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Mark Talbot
Mark Talbot
1 month ago

Miss you dad

Reneé Marelli-Hesse
Reneé Marelli-Hesse
1 month ago

I will miss you fairy godfather! You are the best!

Charles Marelli
Charles Marelli
1 month ago

Until we meet again….

Mike and gerd quigley
Mike and gerd quigley
29 days ago

Mike & Gerd Quigley

Mike and gerd quigley
Mike and gerd quigley
29 days ago

Much love for Jim and Kate. He will be missed. Loved spending time and talking with him.

Paul and Tami
Paul and Tami
27 days ago

Jim we will always remember your stories that kept us laughing for hour’s. Thank you for everything you and Kate did for us. You will be missed by so many. Love you Jim. Paul and Tami