Arthur Clinton Talbert

Arthur Clinton Talbert, 83, Youngtown, Ariz., died Thursday, May 17, 2012.

He was born July 2, 1928, in Hays to Arthur and Violet (Emms) Talbert.

He was a research chemist in Wichita and Colorado Springs, Colo., a Realtor and real estate broker in Colorado Springs, Black Forest, Colo., and a tree farmer/owner in Black Forest.

Survivors include a son, Mark Talbert and wife, JoAnna, Goessel; a daughter, Daralee Beery and husband, Tyrel, El Mirage, Ariz.; a brother, Dr. Morris Talbert and wife, Dolores, Stockton; three granddaughters, Hadessah Beery, El Mirage, Ariz., Rachel Andres, Tulsa, Sarah Talbert, Goessel; and three grandsons, Haven Beery, El Mirage, and John Talbert and Joseph Talbert, both of Goessel.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Nancy (Bailey) Talbert; and a grandson.

Family graveside services were May 18 in Oakley Cemetery.

Memorials are suggested to Clinton Talbert Memorial Fund in care of Kennedy-Koster Funeral Home, P.O. Box 221, Oakley, KS 67748.