James retired from the GM Plant in Parma following 34 years of employment. He enjoyed yard work, antique cars, travel and time with his family.
Mr. Tallman is survived by his wife of 47 years, Linda (nee Buschow); children, Lori Tallman, David “Scott” Tallman, Sheri Sieminski; four grandchildren and one great grandchild; sisters, Ellen Daniels and Dorothy Tallman.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Clifford and Alice (nee Engle) Tallman; brothers, Clifford and Paul.
A Memorial Service will be held 2 P.M., Friday, June 27, 2014 at Elyria Church of God of Prophecy, 11233 LaGrange Road, Elyria. Pastor Fred Robinette will officiate.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Busch Funeral and Crematory Services, Elyria.