US Marine Corps

Edward Jones Salley, Sr.

October 20, 1945 ~ August 24, 2020 (age 74)


Edward Jones Salley, Sr., 74, of Orangeburg passed away on Monday, August 24, 2020.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Mr. Salley was born on October 20, 1945 in Orangeburg, S.C. He was the son of the late Richard Johnson Salley, II and the late Pauline Griffith Salley.  He was a member of the Boy Scouts Honor Troop 84 where he earned his Eagle Scout badge.  After graduating high school, he joined the United States Marine Corps.  He received the Vietnam Service Medal, the Good Conduct Medal and the National Defense Service Medal.  Ed had a love of motorcycles which led to racing flat track.  In 1971 he won the Daytona Flat track race.  He was the owner and operator of Road and Track Cycles for over 30 years.  He was also member of the American Legion Post 4, VFW Post #2779 and the Cooties-Puptent 13.

Survivors include his wife of 27 years, Gertrude “Tina” Salley; children, Jodie Lynn Salley Biber (Steve), Edward Jones Salley, Jr., Christina Salley Davis (Ben), Jeffrey Breslin, Andrew Breslin; nine grandchildren, Katlyn Smith, Michael Salley, Taylor Salley Myers (David), Westley Biber, Polly Davis, Callie Davis, Caleb Breslin, Blaire Breslin, Kaitlyn Breslin; four great-grandchildren; brothers, Richard Johnson Salley, III (Sarah),  Thomas Franklin Salley, Sr. (Patricia) and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.

Memorials may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758516, Topeka, Kansas 66675-8516.

The family would like to thank Dr. Perez and her staff at RMC for the love and care that they gave Mr. Salley.

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