Talbert Merritt Dick, 72, went onward and upward to that house not built with hands, eternal in the heaven's to meet the Great Architect of the universe on November 8, at the Carlisle Care Center. Memorial services will be held at Peterson's Funeral Home in Carlisle, 415 School St., on Saturday November 15, 2008 at 11 a.m., with refreshments following at the funeral home.\n\nTalbert was born May 30, 1936 to Talbert and Helen Dick in Des Moines, Iowa. He graduated from Roosevelt High School in 1954. Attended College at William and Mary in Virginia, where he met his future wife Carol Ann Monish. After college and serving as a pilot in the air force Talbert was self employed as a patent consultant in Arlington Virginia. Talbert moved back to Iowa to take care of his ailing parents which he did faithfully until their passing. He was an avid fly fisherman, enjoyed trapshooting and riding his 1950 Harley and going to Masonic Lodges with his son David. Talbert was a fifty year, 32nd degree mason who attended lodge in Iowa, OK, and TX. He was a past master at marble lodge #368 in Carlisle and Hartford Lodge #83, as well as being a shriner and a member of the odd fellows in Indianola. Talbert is survived by his son David who he always referred to as his "beloved son" and family and lots of friends.\n\nTheir will be no graveside services. Memorial contributions can be made to Talberts favorite charity, The shriners hospital for crippled children.