Robert Orlando Talbert

September 14, 1930 ~ October 11, 2020 (age 90)


Robert Orlando Talbert, 90, of Chillicothe, Missouri passed away Sunday, October 11, 2020.

Robert was born September 14, 1930 to parents Glee Cornelius and Selma Mary UpDyke Talbert in Reger, Missouri. Bob was a graduate of Linneus High School. On July 3, 1955 Robert married Florence Carolyn Loving at Kansas City North Sunset Hill Baptist Church. He was a member of the Dawn Baptist Church and a foster parent for many years.

Bob had several hobbies including fishing and woodworking. He loved his special time spent with his family.

Robert is survived by his wife, Carolyn of the home; children, Selma Louise Talbert of Dawn; Robert Shane Talbert and wife Kelli of Center, Texas; Deanna Yvonne Talbert of Chillicothe; grandchildren, Emma Norman and husband Tom of Skiatook, Oklahoma; Cristopher Talbert of Chillicothe, Missouri; Christian Cauthen and wife Anna of Tyler, Texas; Morgan Conway and husband Dakota of Haughton, Louisiana;  great grandchildren, Corbin Norman; Olivia Norman; Alyssa Talbert; Declan Conway.

Bob was preceded in death by his parents, Glee and Selma; brothers, Donald Talbert; infant James Talbert; and sister Weneva Cook.

Memorials in honor of Robert may be made to the Dawn Baptist Church Building Fund and may be mailed to or left at Heritage Funeral Home, 3141 N. Washington, Chillicothe, Missouri 64601. Online condolences may be left at

Visitation will be held at Heritage Funeral Home, Monday, October 12, 2020 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.

Funeral services will be held at Dawn Baptist Church, Tuesday, October 13, 2020 at 10:00a.m.

Burial will be at Collar Cemetery in Dawn, Missouri .

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October 12, 2020

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Heritage Funeral Home
3141 N. Washington
Chillicothe, Missouri 64601

Funeral Service
October 13, 2020

10:00 AM
Dawn Baptist Church, Collar Cemetery, Missouri

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