Roy Sallee, 76

Roy H. Sallee, 76, of Snyder died Wednesday, Jan. 31 in San Angelo. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 4 in the First Baptist Church, Rev. Myron Crawford of Mineral Wells officiating. Burial followed in Hillside Memorial Gardens under the direction of Wright Colonial Funeral Home. Born Nov. 17, 1924, in Brady, he graduated from Brady High School in 1941. He served in the U.S. Navy form 1943 to 1945, spending 34 months at sea. He married Natalie Newton on Jan. 18, 1946, in Abilene. He received his bachelor of business administration from Hardin-Simmons University in January 1949. He then received his master of education in August 1951. He spent 32 years in the public school system as a teacher, coach, principal and superintendent. He spent four years at Aspermont, three years at Roscoe, 20 years at Ira and then another four years at Aspermont. He was a member of the First Baptist Church and the Renegade Sunday School class. Survivors include his wife, Natalie, of Snyder; a daughter, Pamela Fenton and husband, John, of Snyder; a son, Stephen Sallee and wife, Melanie, of Broken Arrow, Okla.; four granddaughters, Stacey Poe, Ginny Clinkenbeard, Heather Sallee and Cheyenne Sallee; two grandsons, Andy Poe and Robert Sallee; and three great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Russell Sallee.

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