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Elmer Sallis

July 26, 1935 — March 2, 2019

Elmer "Charles" Sallis, 83, loving husband, father, grandfather, and friend, passed away Saturday, March 2, 2019.

Funeral services: 11:30 a.m., Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at Winscott Road Funeral Home, 1001 Winscott Road, Benbrook 76126. Burial: 2:30 p.m., Tuesday at Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery, 2000 Mountain Creek Pkwy, Dallas. Visitation: 6-8:00 p.m., Monday at the funeral home.

Charles was born July 26, 1935 in Fort Gibson, Okla. to Jeffrey Sallis and Verlean McNack Sallis. He was a graduate of Fort Gibson High School and he attended Tarrant County College. Charles was a retired MSGT with the U.S. Air Force and went on to work at Bell Helicopter in security. He married Frances Brightman July 12, 1968 in Fort Worth. Their family has lived in Benbrook for 42 years. His favorite hobbies were fishing, watching sports, screaming at the Dallas Cowboys, watching westerns and TV shows, spending time with family, especially his grandkids, and making everyone laugh. He was most famous for what his family called "Charlesisms", which were sayings that anyone that knew him would probably be familiar with.

Charles was preceded in death by his parents, and his sister.

Survivors: Loving wife of 51 years, Frances Sallis; daughter, Sonia Gale Young of Fairfield; son, Christopher Charles Sallis of Benbrook; daughter, Kimberly Evonne Sallis Farve of Benbrook; grandchildren, Kolya C. Sallis of Dallas, Victoria A. Dixon of Jacksonville, N.C., Darain A. Farve of Benbrook, and Elijah N. Farve of Benbrook; brother, Edward "Lonnie" Sallis; and many other loving family members, friends, and military friends.

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