Richard Edward Talley, 85, died February 25, 2013 in Nashville at West Meade Place after a short illness. He served in the Army. He worked at Tennessee Products and Werthan Packaging, retiring in 1992. He is preceded in death by his wife Mary Katherine Beneke Talley and his parents O.L. and Clara Talley. He is survived by his daughter, Donna K. Bass of The Woodlands TX. Donna would like to especially thank the staff at St. Thomas Hospital, West Meade Place and special neighbors for their loving care and support. Funeral Service will be 1:00 pm Friday, March 1, 2013 at the Middle Tennessee Veterans Cemetery, with interment following. Donations may be made to Disabled American Veterans, Nashville Humane Association or charity of your choice. Visitation will be Friday 10-12 pm at West Harpeth Funeral Home.