Charles "Corkey" Sallee

April 9, 1929 ~ March 16, 2020 (age 90)


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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Graveside Service
March 20, 2020

12:00 PM
Cave Hill Cemetery

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