Charles Franklin Salling

April 5th, 1946November 5th, 2021

Charles “Chuck” Franklin Salling was born on Thursday,  April 5th, 1945 to Christopher F. and Victoria U. Salling in Hotchkiss, Colorado. He passed away on Friday, November 5th, 2021 in Louisville, Colorado.

Chuck attended elementary and junior high school in Carbondale, CO and attended high school in Glenwood Springs, CO. After high school he joined the U.S. Navy. Throughout his 20 plus years in the Sea Bees, he was stationed at numerous bases around the world. When he retired from the Navy as a First Class Petty Officer, he settled in Reno, NV for several years before moving back to Colorado, where he lived just outside of Antonito. Chuck enjoyed cars, hunting, fishing and the simple things in life. He will be deeply missed by his family and friends.

Charles is preceded in death by his parents, Christopher Franklin and Victoria U., both of Glenwood Springs, CO, and by his brother, Elmer C. Salling of Dahlgren, VA. He is survived by his brother, JD (Michelle) Salling of East Wenatchee, WA, his half-sister, Cleo Salter of Las Cruces, NM, and by many other family members.


No services are planned at this time.