John W. Sallee, Jr. (1942-2018)
John W. Sallee, Jr. was with Spurlin Funeral Home from December 2006 until the day of his passing in October of 2018. John received his Funeral Director License in June 2011. John retired from the U.S. Navy after 25 years as a Senior Chief Hospital Corpsman. He is a Vietnam Veteran, having served as Corpsman with the First Marine Air Wing in Vietnam. John was employed with Affiliated Computer Service until he moved back to Kentucky in 2003.
John was born in Boyle County and lived in Stanford and Moreland. John married JoBelle Long (deceased 2018) from Hustonville on November 25, 1960. They have two children, Pamela Ruthann Sallee of Stanford, and John W. Sallee, III (deceased 2011). Daughter-in-law Terri Sallee of Stanford, three grandchildren, James (Angela) Jackson, U.S. Navy reserves, detective with Sheriff Department & EMT in Colbert, Georgia. Emily Grace Sallee & John W. Sallee, IV of Georgia.
John and Jo were members of Stanford Christian Church. John was an ordained Elder.
John was a life time member of the VFW, a member of Fleet Reserve Association and the American Legion.