Talmadge E. Debord
Jun 4, 1924 - Feb 14, 2017
Talmadge E. Debord, 92, of Grayson, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017, in Community Hospice Care Center in Ashland.
He was born June 1, 1924, in Elliott County, a son of the late Grover Cleveland and Sarah Mauk Debord.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Myrtle Debord; a daughter, Pamela Diane Debord; three brothers, Junior, Howard and James Debord; and two sisters, Vaughn Gearhart and Wilma Gibson.
Mr. Debord was a U.S. Navy Veteran and a 2nd Class Petty Officer during World War II. He was a member of Kilgore Methodist Church and a station supervisor for Kentucky Power. He was a retired minister of Grassland United Methodist Church.
He is survived by three sisters, Kathleen Russell of Grayson, Lois Delaney of Augusta, Ga., and Phyllis Osbourne of Marion, Ind.; three special great-great-nieces, Kyser Marie Stephens, Parker Jade Stephens and Meredith Dickison; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017, at Kilgore United Methodist Church with Minister Fred Wiles officiating. Entombment will be in Rose Cemetery with military rites by American Legion Post 93.
Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 17, 2017, at Sparks Funeral Home in Grayson and after noon Saturday at the church.
Condolences may be sent to sparksfh.com.