7/5/13 — James Sallie, 49, of Rush, went to be with his Lord on Thursday, July 4, 2013, at his residence following an extended illness.
He was born Dec. 7, 1963, in Greenup County, a son of Kattie Coburn Powers (and his step-father Steve Powers) of Willard and the late Charles Eshmael Sallie.
James was a heavy equipment operator with Kenney Corporation and attended Stinson Community Church.
He was preceded in death by his father, Charles Eshmal Sallie, and a brother, Erwin Sallie.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife of 27 years, Evelyn Riggs Sallie of Rush; one son, James Derrick Sallie of Rush; and one brother, Kelly Shonee Sallie and his wife Christine of Grayson. Special thanks to David Fryer and Norman Sallie.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 7, 2013, at Malone Funeral Home in Grayson with Larry Ison officiating. Burial will be in the Sallie Family Cemetery.
Visitation will be Saturday evening, July 6, from 6 to 9 p.m. and Sunday from noon until service time at the funeral home.
Condolences can be made to the Sallie family at www.malonefuneralhome.com