Lynn George Tallent Sr., 70, of Dayton, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019, at his home.

Lynn was of the Baptist faith and a veteran of the U.S. Army. He retired as a staff sergeant and had served in Vietnam.

He was preceded in death by parents, Luther Harrison Tallent and Delia Moseley Cable Tallent; brother, Billy Tallent; and sister, Margaret Gagnon.

He is survived by wife, Yong Tallent; children, Patrick Luther (Tiffany) Tallent, of Spring City, Lynn George Tallent Jr. of Normandy, Sandra Sue Tallent (Chase Everett), of Dayton, and Candy Anna (J.R.) Reece, of Dayton; brothers, Mike (Virginia) Tallent, of Madisonville, Tenn., and Glen Tallent of Murfreesboro, Tenn.; and 10 grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held on Sunday, Aug. 25, 2019, at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Coulter-Garrison Funeral Home with Rev. Clyde Fitzgerald officiating. Interment will be at 11 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 26, 2019, at Chattanooga National Cemetery.

The family will receive friends on Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019, from 5 to 8 p.m.

To share online condolences, visit

Arrangements are by Coulter-Garrison Funeral Home, of Dayton.