Henry Graham TallonPublished 3:42pm Friday, June 21, 2013
Henry Graham Tallon, age 85, died Wednesday, June 19 at his home at 908 Montrose Drive. Born in Columbia, S.C. on February 21, 1928, he was the son of the late Rufus Carlisle and Annabelle Goodman Tallon.
Henry joined the Marine Corps just after his 18th birthday at the end of WWII. He worked 10 years in five states for National Furniture. In 1960, he opened his own business, Tallon’s Ltd Furniture Upholstery. He then purchased his own Val Pak franchise in NC and SC, which he operated for 18 years.
He was a member and served in many capacities at Hoyle Memorial United Methodist Church. He had a love for God, country, family and Gamecock sports. He also enjoyed golf and tennis.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a sister, Ruth Jones and a brother, R.C. Tallon Jr.