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Harvey D. Talbert, 85, of Lenexa Kansas, died Sunday morning, January 3rd, 2021, in Shawnee Advent Hospital.

He was born August 19, 1935 in Milan Missouri to Vernon and Sidney Talbert.

Harvey married Romadee Bunch Talbert in Chicago, Illinois, on September 2, 1961. She preceded him in death August 12, 2009.

He was also preceded by his parents, brothers, and sisters, Wynona Talbert, Jack Talbert, Bill Talbert, Jess Talbert, Connie Miller, Olive Smith, and Pat Eaton.

Surviving is one son, Billy Talbert, of Batavia, Illinois, and 4 daughters, Paula Morris of Shawnee, Kansas, Brenda Toothman of Lenexa, Kansas, Shelley Amundson of Tucson, Arizona, and Rebecca Benevides of Ottawa, Kansas. He was proud of his 10 grandchildren.

Harvey spent much of his working life in Chicago, Illinois, working for the Mars Candy Company before he eventually moved to Ottawa, Kansas, to live closer to his grandkids post-retirement. In his final few years he lived at Westchester Village of Lenexa and had many good friends there. Harvey was a christian and liked fishing, sports, and was an avid follower of St. Louis Cardinals baseball and the KU Jayhawks. He enjoyed playing cards with friends and family. He will be missed greatly.

Harvey’s remains will be buried alongside his wife in Northeast Missouri. No funeral services are