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Willard Sallee, 82, Taylor Co., KY (1934-2017)

He was drafted into the Army at age 18 and served his country honorably in the United States Army. He was stationed in Germany, Czechoslovakia and numerous other places and was also awarded the Good Conduct Medal. He was a retired employee of Taylor County RECC, having started out as a lineman and retiring as a maintenance supervisor. Some of his past times included working in the yard, wood working projects, making old canes and having Saturday morning breakfast at Spurlington United Methodist Church. He was the son of the late Howett & Sarah Campbell Sallee, and the widower of Faye Sallee, his wife of 52 years. He leaves 10 direct living descendants>
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Willard Sallee of Campbellsville, KY son of the late Howett Sallee and Sarah Campbell Sallee, was born August 14, 1934, in Taylor County, KY. He died at 10:15 A.M. Sunday, February 19, 2017 in Campbellsville. Age: 82

Funeral service will be 10amCT/11amET, Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Avenue, Campbellsville, KY, by Rev. Robert Morris and Rev. Paul J. Dicken. Burial will be in Campbellsville Memorial Gardens, 700 Old U.S. 68, Campbellsville, KY. Visitation will be 4pm-7pmCT/5pm-8pmET, Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home


Willard Sallee, 82, Taylor Co., KY (1934-2017)


Willard Sallee was the son of the late Howett Sallee & Sarah Campbell Sallee. He was born August 14, 1934, in Taylor County, KY. He died Sunday, February 19, 2017, in Campbellsville, Taylor County, KY, at the age of 82 years, six months, and five days.

He professed faith in Christ and was a member of Spurlington United Methodist Church.

Willard was drafted into the Army at age eighteen and served his country honorably in the United States Army. He was stationed in Germany, Czechoslovakia and numerous other places and was also awarded the Good Conduct Medal. He was a retired employee of Taylor County RECC, having started out as a lineman and retiring as a maintenance supervisor. Some of his past times included working in the yard, wood working projects, making old canes and having Saturday morning breakfast at Spurlington United Methodist Church.

He united in marriage to Faye Sallee September 18, 1959 and she preceded him in death May 24, 2012.

He is survived by:
  • Two daughters: Amy Rainwater and husband, Ryan; and Sheri Fulks and husband, Frank of Campbellsville, KY

  • Three grandchildren: Jonathon Fulks and wife, Casey; Brandon Rainwater and Jacob Rainwater, all of Campbellsville, KY

  • Five great-grandchildren: Memphis Milby, Chesney Davis, Ryder Fulks, Ridge Fulks and Archer Fulks

  • Two brothers: Arnold Sallee and wife, Lola of Campbellsville, KY; and Leroy Sallee and wife, Betty of Gibson City, IL

  • Two brothers-in-law: Gerald "Hodge" Skaggs and Tom Mardis of Campbellsville, KY

  • One sister-in-law: Lula Sallee of Campbellsville, KY

  • Several nieces and nephews

  • And many other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by a son, Todd Ray Sallee in infancy; two brothers and four sisters: Stanley Sallee, William Sallee, Louvenia Mardis, Dimple Skaggs, Marjory Sallee and Donna Murray.

Send condolences to the family of Willard Sallee

Expressions of sympathy may be donations to Spurlington United Methodist men or women and may be made at the funeral home.

The Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Avenue, Campbellsville, KY, is in charge of arrangements.


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