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Charles "Eddy" Edward Salley, III

May 25, 1944 — June 29, 2021

Charles "Eddy" Edward Salley, III

Charles Edward ‘Eddy” Salley, III of Halifax, VA passed away June 29, 2021.  He was born in Halifax County, VA on May 25, 1944 and was 77 years of age. He was the son of the late Charles Edward Salley, Jr. and the late Lois Trickey Salley. He was married to Jo Ann Blackstock Salley who survives.


He was a member of Dan River Baptist Church, he was a 24-year veteran of the United States National Guard and retired as a Sgt. First Class. A longtime member of the American Legion Post 8 where he served on various committees, retired tobacco farmer and retired from Maddox/Davenport Oil Company. Eddy was a character and a one-of-a kind person who was well known and never met a stranger and will be remembered fondly.


Charles Edward Salley, III is survived by:

His Wife of 55 years

Jo Ann B. Salley

His Children

Wanda Salley (J.P.) of Mary Esther, FL

Steve Salley and wife Heather of Halifax

Charlie Salley and wife Shannon of Halifax

Six Grandchildren

Patrick Salley, Julia Salley, Alex Salley, Drew Salley, Mallory Salley and Emmerson Salley

 Special friend and farming partner

Hamp Medley

A funeral service will be held Friday, July 2, 2021 at 11:00 A.M. at Dan River Baptist Church with the Rev. Raymond Wooten officiating. Burial to follow in church cemetery.


The family will receive friends Thursday evening from 7:00 until 8:30 P.M. at Powell Funeral Home and other times at his home.


For memorials, please consider Halifax County Cancer Association, P.O. Box 1891, Halifax, VA 24558, Halifax County Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 183, South Boston, VA 24592 or North Halifax Volunteer Fire Department, 4201 Leda Grove Rd., Nathalie, VA 24577.


Online condolences may be directed to


Arrangements are by: Powell Funeral Home, 1603 Wilborn Ave., South Boston, VA 24592. 


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Thursday, July 1, 2021

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