Charles "Corkey" Sallee

Born: Tue., Apr. 9, 1929
Died: Mon., Mar. 16, 2020

Graveside Service

12:00 PM Fri., Mar. 20, 2020
Location: Cave Hill Cemetery

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Charles "Corkey" Sallee, 90, of Russell Springs, died

Monday, March 16, 2020 at the Russell County Hospital.

He was born April 9, 1929 in Taylor County to the late

Eslie & Flora Ruth Ford Sallee.

He was a Veteran of US Army (Korean War)


wife of 69 years: Irma Mae Sallee

3 daughters: Terry (Dr. Rick) Miles

                      Martha Sallee

                      Patty (Eric) Grider

5 grandchildren: Casey (Jeremy) Lewis, Nick (Michelle) Miles

Sean (Lyndsay) Miles, Zach Grider, Taylor (Braxton) Mann

7 great grandchildren and "Annie" his dog

sister: Barbara Kleinhenz

He worked at General Electric for 36 years in Louisville, Ky  

a member of Union Barrack  Ades for 25 years (stage hand),

a member of Kentucky Colonels, a member of Jamestown United

Methodist Church.

He was the original "Girl Dad"-his most treasured accomplishment.

he loved to tell a good joke

he loved mowing the lawn on his John Deere

A graveside service for Charles "Corkey" Sallee will be 12 PM CDT and 1 PM. EST.,

Friday, March 20, 2020 at the  Cave Hill Cemetery , 701 Baxter Avenue,

Louisville, Ky

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Bernard Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.


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