Published in the Dallas
Morning News on 10/22/2009
Sallis, Edwin Lee
Born 01/15/1932, died Oct. 18, 2009.
Born and raised in Oak Cliff and attended Cliff Temple Baptist Church
as a child. Ed graduated from Adamson High School in 1949, and was a gifted
baseball player. Two-time All City catcher, and All State in 1949.
Ed was also with the minor league Pittsburgh Pirates chain. Long-time
manager of Western Grinding Co.
Preceded in death by parents Will F. Sallis, Sr. and Helen Sallis Cheney,
brother James M. Sallis, son Daniel S. Sallis, and wife Glenda Sallis.
Ed is survived by brother Will F. Sallis, Jr. and sister-in-law Margie
F. Sallis. Also survived by nieces Anita Sallis Purcel, Sarah Sallis Laos,
Marla Sallis, and Valentina Sallis Phipps, as well as numerous great nieces
Special thanks to loyal friends Johnny and Gloria Garcia and family. Private