Talley Gene Ridley, 57, of Crossville, was born on July 2, 1954, and passed away Thursday, April 19, 2012, after a recent hospitalization.
His career was in car sales, and he was most at home on the river with his family, where he spent countless hours.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Marion Janice; brothers: Lamar and Bobby; and parents, Jo and Marion Talley.
Survivors include his wife, Janet Ridley; daughter, Jennifer Headrick (Daniel); grandchildren: Mary Frances and Joseph Headrick; brother, Gregg (Becky); sister, Sherry; and several nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. EDT Saturday, April 21, 2012, at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel in Knoxville.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Shriners Hospitals for Children or Second Harvest Food Bank.
The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Online condolences may be made at www.rosemortuary.com.