ROXBORO — John W. Talley, 66, of Roxboro, died Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2021, at UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill.

Born in White Level, he was the son of the late Jack and Janet Talley.

A funeral service will be held Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2021, at 11 a.m., at Sossamon Funeral Home Chapel, conducted by the Rev. Frank Sossamon. Burial will follow in Elmwood Cemetery.

He is survived by one cousin, Tom Tally. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Howard Talley.

A special thank you goes out to a great friend and caregiver, Vertis Drumgold.

Arrangements are by Sossamon Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at

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