Ronald M. Sallee, 72, Erie, died Saturday, June 19, 2010 at Labette Health in Parsons.
He was born March 29, 1938 in Coffeyville, to Max and Augusta Ernie Sallee. In his early years he lived in Humboldt and Chanute. Since 2003 he had lived in Erie.
Throughout his adult life he worked as a truck driver and in the oil fields. He loved doing restoration work on old items and to attend auctions. He was an avid outdoorsman and loved to fish and care for his many animals. He loved his family and wasn’t afraid to “tell it like it was.” In his ”downtime” he enjoyed a good western movie.
Survivors include three sons, Rick Sallee, Chanute, Robbie Sallee and his wife, Janet, Chanute, Buddie Sallee, Humboldt; two daughters, Starla Dobbs and her husband, Lucas, El Dorado Springs, Mo.; Rhonda Bland and her husband, Lyle, El Dorado Springs, Mo.; 17 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren
Funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 23 at the Pierce-Carson-Wall Funeral Home in Erie. Burial will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Restlawn Cemetery in Coffeyville.
Friends may call throughout the day today at the funeral home to sign the register.
Memorials are suggested to the American Cancer Society. They may be left at the funeral home or sent to the funeral home at Box 182, Erie, KS 66733.
Online condolences may be left at www.wallfuneralservices.com