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Charles “Corkey” Sallee, 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 and Flora Ruth Ford Sallee.

He was a Veteran of US Army (Korean War).

Survivors include; his wife of 69 years Irma Mae Sallee; three daughters Terry (Dr. Rick) Miles, Martha Sallee, Patty (Eric) Grider; five grandchildren: Casey (Jeremy) Lewis, Nick (Michelle) Miles Sean (Lyndsay) Miles, Zach Grider, Taylor (Braxton) Mann seven great grandchildren and “Annie” his dog and his 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 were held 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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