Kenneth Talley ,age 88, of Corpus Christi, Texas passed away July 14, 2019. He was born on September 8, 1930 in Corpus Christi, Texas to James Marvin Talley and Verga Vereen Oaks Talley. Kenneth was a lifelong resident of Corpus Christi, Texas. He was a Staff Sergeant in the United States Army and served in the Korean War where is was awarded the Combat Infantry Medal. Kenneth was a Master Mason of the Grand Lodge of Texas A.F.& A.M. Kenneth worked for Halliburton and retired from Centex and later worked for the Tuloso-Midway School District. He was a member of Grace United Methodist Church. He is survived by a brother, Malcolm Jeryl (Diane) Talley of Victoria, Texas; his sister, Mary Talley Forister of Houston, Texas; numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted on Friday July 19, 2019 at 2:00 P.M. in the Sawyer-George Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Rebekah Rochte of Grace United Methodist Church officiating. Interment with Military Honors will follow in the Memory Gardens Cemetery at 3:30 P.M.