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RICHARD "DICK" TALLON Richard "Dick" Tallon passed away at his home on November 20, 2019. Dick was born October 26, 1939 in Mobile, Alabama to parents Richard Oliver Tallon and Violet Boone Tallon. Dick moved to Salt Lake City as a young child and attended South High School. He loved attending the reunions and still had many friendships from his school years. Dick served in the army where he participated in the traveling choir and newspaper. He moved to Las Vegas, Nevada in 1965 where he was proud to work for Sheriff Ralph Lamb. We went on to work for Griffin Investigations, Nevada State Parole and Probation and eventually worked for the Nevada District Attorney's office as an Investigator where he retired in 2005. Dick was happily married to the love of his life Linda Briggs Tallon. They have two children, Rich Tallon and his wife Karen, Lisa Tallon Crossley and her husband Jeff, and 5 grandchildren Gavin, Richie, Elle, Benjamin and Alexandra. When you were Dick's friend you were a friend for life. He loved traveling, scuba diving, boating, fishing, and photography but above all he was a master storyteller. A celebration of his life will be held Sunday, December 8, 2-6 p.m., at Molly's 4970 S Fort Apache, Las Vegas, NV. Please join for more stories at Molly's where we will be having a wake in the tradition of his Irish heritage.

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Published in Las Vegas Review-Journal on Nov. 23, 2019.
Celebration of Life
02:00 - 06:00 PM
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December 5, 2019
My Love and condolences to Linda and the family.
Helen Feng
November 30, 2019
Heartfelt condolences to the family. May God give your heart peace and comfort.
November 25, 2019
My first partner and life long friend. Each day will be tough without him.
Steve Scholl
November 24, 2019
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November 24, 2019
A very sad day when I heard of his passing. We were friends since we met on the job at CCSO some 52 Years ago. Rest in Peace My Friend.
Augie Knudsen
November 24, 2019
Augie Knudsen
November 24, 2019
Dear Dick & Linda, you are both in my prayers and thoughts. There will be a huge void among all CCSO/LVMPD members at all the reunions and luncheons to come. Since 1963 when I hired on with Sheriff Ralph Lamb, Dick was one of the best to work with. He was always friendly, smiling and happy. I'll miss the stories and laughs with you and Dick at all our gatherings. Know that you'll be in my heart on Sunday the 8th... while I'm visiting NY I'll go to St. Patrick's Cathedral and light 2 candles on the 8th, one for you and one for Dick.
He will not be forgotten.
Maryetta Bowman
November 23, 2019
Dick and I would talk and compare our USArmy time and he always laughed about his being the CO's driver. How he became the unit admin specialist and above all he was proud of his choir abilities. We also talked about military weapons, good and bad ones. Then top it off with a beer or two.
I'll miss you my friend.
CSM Bill Schaaf (Ret) USA
November 23, 2019
It was a sad day when I heard Dick's passing.. Dick was a friend for over 50 years . Both of us went thru the CCSO SHERIFF'S ACADEMY when RALPH LAMB was SHERIFF.. .Dick was someone you could count on when you needed a friend . "A FRIEND FOR LIFE" is the best words I can say.. I will remember Dick as a great story-teller. Dick was always positive ..if he was having a bad day...he never said anything. Dick will be remembered & missed by many.. I send my sympathy to his wife Linda & Dick's Family. REST IN PEACE MY FRIEND..
November 23, 2019
A lot of years, and a lot of stories. God rest your soul, Dick.
May your family and your many friends find solace in this time of loss. Sincere condolences for all.

The Chaseys
Tom & Mary Chasey
November 22, 2019
I do not have the words to express my sadness. I truly loved this man. Dick and Linda were a couple of the best people.
Janice Rose
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