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Visitation information
Salem Funeral Home
120 South Main Street, Winston-Salem, NC 27101
Wednesday, Dec 06, 2017
6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
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Service information
Salem Funeral Home Chapel
120 South Main Street, Winston-Salem, NC 27101
Thursday, Dec 07, 2017
11 a.m.
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Interment information
Forsyth Memorial Park
3771 Yadkinville Road, Winston-Salem, NC 27106
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Charles Edward Talton, Sr.
Mar 09, 1913 - Dec 03, 2017
Forsyth County
Charles Edward Talton Sr., 104, of Winston-Salem died Sunday, December 3, 2017 at Salemtowne. He was born March 9, 1913 in Johnston Co., NC to Rufus and Carrie Talton. Mr. Talton was a member of Ausburg Lutheran Church. Charles was a gifted photographer who won numerous awards from the Professional Photographers Association of America, including Masters of Photography. He owned and operated Talton Studios, Talton Color Lab and Colortronics. He was a veteran of WWII and served in the Army Air Corps. After retirement, he made his home in Florida and the North Carolina Mountains. He was a world traveler and enjoyed playing cards and golf. Cooking was his passion and favorite past time. He was proceeded in death by his loving wife of 63 years, Beverly, and great-grandson (Gage). Surviving are his son, Charles E. Talton Jr. (Doralyn) of Charlotte; daughter Terry Talton Barber (Bert) of Advance; four grandchildren, Chad Talton (Renae), Laura Corn (Ricky), Drew Barber (Sarah), Stacey Hollings (Robbie); and six great-grandchildren. A special appreciation to Nancy Crawford, his longtime friend and companion in his final years.

The funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, December 7 at Salem Funeral Home at 120 South Main Street. The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 6 at Salem Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Forsyth Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest North Carolina, 3655 Reed Street, Winston-Salem, NC 27107.

Online condolences may be made through www.salemfh.com.
 
 
 
 
Condolences
Gary Knight
So sorry for your loss. Mr. Talton was an amazing person who inspired the rest of us to live life to the fullest. So happy to have known him and see him in all of you. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
 
 
Wanda Williams
I'm so sorry to hear about Mr.Talton.The family are in my prayers.
 
 
Steve McDaniel
Sorry for your loss. Mr. Talton taught me a lot. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time of loss.
 
 
Hoke and Charlotte Graham
We are so sorry for the loss of your Dad. I know he was such a fine man and will be surely missed.
 
 
Larry and Diane Dunn
We are so sorry to hear of your dad's passing. We were all blessed to have know him and know how hard it i right now. You were really blessed to have him with you for 100 plus, but it is always hard to say good bye. We are praying for healing and want to rejoice that Dad is now resting in the arms of Jesus.
 
 
John Setzer
Our thoughts and prayers are with the Talton family. Charles Talton, Sr was one of a kind. I will cherish the stories and conversations with him over the years.
 
 
 
 
 
 

         

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