James J. “Jim” Sallee, 41, of Edwardsville, passed away at 7:59 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2015 at his home.
He was born May 14, 1974, in Granite City, a son of the late James A. Sallee and Connie L. Gibbs. He married Megan Marie (Eastby) Sallee on April 21, 2001, at Our Lord’s Lutheran Church in Maryville and she survives.
James had worked in management in several restaurants throughout the area for many years. He was a member of Our Lord’s Lutheran Church and was an avid San Francisco 49ers fan. He enjoyed his days of gaming and was a movie buff. He will be remembered for the love and special times shared with his family and friends.
In addition to his beloved wife, he is survived by two children, Morgan R. and Devon M. Sallee and other extended family and many friends.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his grandmother, Bonnie Kelley.
In celebration of his life, a memorial visitation will be held from 1 p.m. until time of memorial service at 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 25, 2015, at Our Lord’s Lutheran Church, 150 Wilma Drive in Maryville, with the Rev. John Lottes officiating. Memorials may be made to the Glen-Ed Pantry and may be accepted at the church or mailed to P.O. Box 756, Edwardsville, IL 62025.
Irwin Chapel Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements; www.irwinchapel.com.