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
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
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,
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
Bernard Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
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