Obituary for James Roy Talbert, Jr.

James Roy Talbert, Jr., age 40 of Pulaski passed away Friday, July 9, 2021 at his home. Born February 17, 1981 in Pulaski he was the son of the late James Roy Talbert & Jackie Star King Talbert.

He was a former employee at James Hardie in Pulaski. He enjoyed playing “Santa” many times at the hospital and various charitable events. He was a devoted husband and father.  He achieved the rank of Eagle Scout while in high school. He was an avid history buff.

He is survived by his

Wife – Crystal Renew Talbert – Pulaski

Children – Alexandria Dawn Talbert – Pulaski and Timothy William Talbert – Pulaski

Sisters – Betty Silvas – TX, Jennifer Sherman – VA

Brother – Tim Talbert – VA

Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM – Thursday, July 15, 2021 at the Bower Funeral Home-Chapel, Pulaski. Interment will follow at the Newbern Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour before service time Thursday at the Funeral Home. To sign James’s online guestbook, visit

Special thanks to Blueridge Cancer center for their friendship and special care & also to family and friends for their love and support throughout his illness.

The family will be meeting at the home of Dale and Monica Almarode,1306 Randolph Avenue, Pulaski. Bower Funeral Homes, Pulaski is handling the arrangements for the family