Elvin Leith Talley
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Elvin Leith Talley
  • April 28, 1930 - February 15, 2017
  • Mechanicsville, Virginia

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Elvin Leith Talley, age 86, went to join the heavenly choir with his mandolin and guitar on Wednesday, February 15, 2017. He is survived by his wife of 68 years, Margaret Talley; 3 sons, Elvin L. Talley Jr. (Ginger), Randal L. Talley (Robbie), Jeffrey L. Talley (Andrea) and daughter, Karen T. Pittman; 9 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren and one on the way; sister, Anne T. Johnson and a host of other relatives and close friends.
Leith is preceded in death by his parents, Cabel Benson and Ida Hott Talley and 8 siblings.

Leith was a loyal member of the Enon United Methodist Church all of his life. He had a love for music and singing and playing his guitar and mandolin. He also loved the outdoors.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Enon United Methodist Church, 6156 Studley Road, Mechanicsville, VA 232116.

Visitation for Elvin Leith Talley will be 2:00 - 4:00 pm and 6:00 - 8:00 pm, Sunday, February 19, 2017 at Woody Funeral Home - Atlee Chapel, 9271 Shady Grove Road, Mechanicsville, VA 23116. Funeral service will be at 1:00 pm, Monday, February 20, 2017 at the Enon United Methodist Church, 6156 Studley Road, Mechanicsville, VA 23116. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Cemetery. Online condolences may be made at www.woodyfuneralhome.com