Carlton Eugene Sallee, a resident of Pharaoh, passed away Saturday, September 24, 2022 in Okemah, Oklahoma at the age of 82.
Carlton was born on March 18, 1940 to Gilbert and Irene Sallee. He was raised in Henryetta, Oklahoma and received his high school diploma from St. Michael’s. After graduating, Carlton worked at the local glass plant until he got his dream job as an Oklahoma State Game Warden. He worked for the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife for 35 years and retired as a Lieutenant. After retirement, he continued his service in law enforcement as a Deputy for the Okfuskee County Sheriff’s office.
Carlton was always proud to wear the badge and serve his community and family. In his down time, he enjoyed hunting, fishing, car races, rodeos, and anything else that let him enjoy the outdoors. He was a loving husband, father, and Pa; and he always enjoyed sharing his love of the outdoors with his daughter and grandchildren.
Carlton was preceded in death by his mother and father Gilbert & Irene Sallee, his grandparents Bob & Della Rogers and John & Mary Sallee, his brother and sister Kenneth and Evelyn Sallee, and his brothers-in-law Sonny Williams and Billy Crabtree.
Carlton is survived by his wife Peggy Sallee; his daughter Christle Wells and husband Ryan along with their three children Macie, Presley, and Archie; his brother Bobby Sallee; his sister June Williams; his mother-in-law Sue Crabtree; his brother-in-law Johny Crabtree and wife Bobbie; as well as a host of nieces, nephews, and friends.
Viewing will be held Tuesday, September 27, 2022 from 4:00pm to 8:00pm at Integrity Funeral Service.
The funeral service will be held at 10:00am Wednesday, September 28, 2022 at Dewar First Baptist Church with Rev. Ryan Wells officiating. Services and arrangements have been entrusted to Integrity Funeral Service.