BJ Talbert

Born June 24, 1938 in Albemarle, North Carolina
Departed July 3, 2023 in Palm Bay, Florida

BJ Talbert, 85 completed his earthly journey on Monday July 3, 2023, at home surrounded by family.

His service will be held Saturday July 15, 2023, at 1:00 pm at Brownlie-Maxwell Funeral Home in Melbourne, Florida, officiated by Pastor Elmer Floyd. Following the ceremony, there will be a Celebration of Life held at Cameron Ranch, 3890 Atlantic Ridge Lane, Grant, Florida, 32949. There will be food and drinks. Please dress casual and comfortable for this.

BJ is survived by wife Nancy; three sons Terry Talbert (Penny), Tony Talbert, Bobby Talbert (Trish), one daughter Candi Talbert Pierson (Michael), one “special” son Gary Cameron (Cheri), and one “special” daughter Kelly Peeler Hurley (Paul); five grandsons Travis Talbert, Jayson Talbert, and Cody (Codeman) Pierson, Rocco and Jake; two granddaughters Chanin Pierson Fisher (Jesse) and Civannah Pierson. 2 “special” grandsons Chad Cameron (Vanessa), Jake Cameron (Makala); three great grand babies Harper Talbert, Brynlee Talbert, and Maverick Fisher.

BJ was born in Stanley County, North Carolina on June 24, 1938, to the late Broadus & Mary Talbert. The baby of six siblings, he was a Christian man with Christian values, a member of the Scottish Rite Free Masons 32nd degree and Past President of the Palm Bay, Florida Junior Jaycees where he worked in conjunction with the Special Olympics.

He was a retired ironworker out of Local 402 and a highly respected tradesperson in the construction industry. Nothing he couldn’t fix, never a man born that loved his children more.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to the Alzheimer’s Association on his behalf.

Brevard Alzheimer’s Assn

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Tommy Howard from Salisbury wrote on January 24, 2024:
I wish I could have been more like him
Charlene Gainey from Escondido wrote on July 24, 2023:
Love this man so much! He will be missed!!
phyllis betz from Crossville wrote on July 17, 2023:
Nancy and all of your beautiful family I am so sorry for the loss of Bob. So many great memories of our time in Florida. He will be so missed. My prayers are with all of you,
Judi Ferguson Sawyer from Miami wrote on July 16, 2023:
Again, so sorry for you alls loss. Nancys cousin Judi
Barbara Hartley from Dayton Ohio wrote on July 14, 2023:
Im so very sorry for the loss of Bob. I wish I could have made it down there to meet him. Gordon shared so many great stories about Bob and Nan. I feellike I knew tgem.Please know that my prayers are with you during and after this difficult time.
Vickie Pearson from Snellville, Ga wrote on July 14, 2023:
I Love you Uncle Jr. You will be missed but will see you in Heaven when that day comes!
Tammy Begley-Smith from Palm Bay wrote on July 14, 2023:
My deepest condolences for the family. He raised a beautiful family. Peace and comfort to you all in this difficult time.
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