Robert M. Salley

April 13, 1948April 12, 2021

COLUMBIA - A graveside service for Robert Marvin Salley, Sr., 72, will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, April 23, 2021 in Riverview Memorial Park, Charleston, SC. The family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. Thursday, April 22, 2021, at Dunbar Funeral Home, Dutch Fork Chapel.

Mr. Salley died Monday, April 12, 2021. Born in Charleston, SC, he was a son of the late Wilton Wilson Salley and Thelma Alene Smith Salley. A graduate of the University of South Carolina, he devoted his entire working career to the Insurance industry. Robert was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting, fishing, and gardening. He was an Eagle Scout, and was a big proponent for the Boy Scouts. He was a member of Camp Hall 2 Hunt Club.

Surviving are his sons, Robert M. Salley, Jr. (Wendy) of Prosperity, SC and David A. Salley of Columbia, SC; grandchildren, Mandy Lyle, Emily Lyle, and Jason Lyle; great-grandchild, Jackson Lyle; and brother, Gerald Salley (Pat) of Charlotte, NC.

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his wife, Marilyn Thomas Salley.

Memorials may be made to National Kidney Foundation, 701 Gervais Street, Ste 150 - 195, Columbia, SC 29201.


  • Visitation

    Thursday, April 22, 2021

  • Graveside Service

    Friday, April 23, 2021


Robert M. Salley

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Jerry Wolfe

April 19, 2021

Bob was the first person I met in Charleston and he made me feel very welcome. I worked with Bob several years at Travelers and Unisun.
He was a wonderful person and will be truly missed.

Nancy Campbell

April 18, 2021

Praying for comfort & peace
he will truly be missed,