August 29, 1953 – February 8, 2023
Ken Hone Talbot, 69, passed away peacefully at his Lakeshore home on February 8, 2023. Ken was born on August 29, 1953, to his loving parents Basil and Geraldine Hone Talbot. He was raised in Benjamin, Utah and graduated from Spanish Fork High School in 1971.
Ken met his forever companion, Sheri Brereton Talbot, at Glades Drive Inn and they were married on September 3, 1971, in Springlake, Utah. The couple was later sealed for time and all eternity in the Payson, Utah temple on February 25, 2021. Ken and Sheri were blessed with two children: Justin Ken Talbot and Stacy Jo Hemmert. He was employed at Geneva Steel for 25 years, leaving only after the business closed. His following job was with Spanish Fork City, where he worked until his retirement in 2012.
Ken was an avid outdoorsman. He loved hunting, fishing, and camping. These activities were always enjoyed more when he was amongst friends and family. Ken also loved watching his kids and grandkids play sports. He was even able to coach their sports teams.
Ken is survived by his loving wife of 51 years, Sheri Brereton Talbot, his son Justin (Ashley) Talbot, and his daughter Stacy (Kurt) Hemmert. In addition, he is survived by his beloved grandchildren: Stockton (Hailey) Talbot, Hayley (Michael) Zalypko, Brayden (Makayla) Hemmert, Shaylee Talbot, Justin Talbot, Casey Hemmert, Kendra Hemmert, Emma Talbot, Tyson Wright, Conner Wright, and his great grandchildren Camden Talbot and Peytyn Wright. He is also survived by his brothers; Arlynn (Jeanette) Talbot, Randel (Marla) Talbot, Clair (LouAnn) Talbot, Doug (Jill) Talbot, his two sisters; Nan (Kevin) Johnson, Becky Roman, his sister-in-law; Janet (Alvin) Roberts, and his brother-in-law; Dee (Maureen) Brereton.
Ken was preceded in death by his parents, his grandparents, and his brother Robert who will be welcoming him with open and loving arms.
The service for Ken Hone Talbot will be held on Tuesday, February 14, 2023, at 11:00 am in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints: 5916 S. 3200 W. Lakeshore, Utah. There will be a viewing on Monday, the 13th from 6:00-8:00 pm and another on Tuesday the 14th from 10-10:45 am. To view remotely, click on the button below.
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