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Gary G Salisbury

Born: Sat., Feb. 8, 1941
Died: Fri., Jul. 18, 2014


11:00 AM to 1:00 PM, Mon., Jul. 21, 2014
Location: Wilson Smith Funeral Home

Funeral Service

1:00 PM Mon., Jul. 21, 2014

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Gary Salisbury, 73, of Clay, passed away at home, unexpectedly on Friday, July 18, 2014.
He was a Veteran of the United States Army, and upon discharge resided in Lorain, OH for over 20 years where he was a Wire Form Supervisor for Lorain Products.  He then moved to WV, where he retired from Central Testing.
Born February 8, 1941 in Widen, he is the son of Marie (Underwood) Salisbury and the late Wilbert Salisbury.
He was a loving father and pawpaw.  He loved to garden and be outdoors, as well as take care of everyone in his life.  He enjoyed spending time with his companion, Phyllis; and will be deeply missed by those that loved him.
Survivors include his sons, Jeff (Dawn) Salisbury of Clay and Mike (Mary Jo) Salisbury of Amherst, OH;  grandchildren, Cody (Brittany) Salisbury, Michael Salisbury, Megan Salisbury, Derek Salisbury, Karlie Salisbury and Dalton Salisbury; great-grandchildren, Karsen White, Coltin Salisbury and Kooper Salisbury; brothers, Jimmy (Shelia) Salisbury of Clay, Larry (Cheri) Salisbury of OH, Lloyd (Stephanie) Salisbury of PA; sister, Ruth (Randall) Workman of Dixie; companion, Phyllis Workman; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Gary was also preceded in death by his loving wife, Loretta (Adkins) Salisbury, to whom he was married for 43 years.
Services will take place at 1 PM on Monday, July 21, 2014 at Wilson-Shamblin-Smith Funeral Home, Clay with the Minister Wayne Litton officiating.  Burial will follow at Adkins Cemetery, Dog Run.
The family will receive friends 2 hours prior to the funeral service.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.carlwilsonfuneralhome.com
Wilson-Shamblin-Smith Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Salisbury family.

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Lynn Purcel
   Posted Sat July 19, 2014

GARDEN PATH was sent by The Purcel Family.

Our heartfelt sympathy goes out to Mike, Mary Jo, Michael, Megan and the entire Salisbury family. Love, Dave, Lynn, David and Rachael Purcel

Brenda & Wilford Kyle
   Posted Sun July 20, 2014
I am so deeply sorry for you loss. I would like to send all the Salisbury family, and Phyllis my sincerely sympathy, my love, and my prayers.

Ronald and Doria Adkins
   Posted Sun July 20, 2014
We were sadden to here the passing of a good man I have known him all my life but he is in a better place now we will keep all of his family in our prayers

Nancy Norman Sidwell
   Posted Sun July 20, 2014
I am so sorry Gary was a wonderful man and cousin. Will miss him at reunions was so friendly to everyone. A great son to Aunt Marie Love to all

Dawn Norman
   Posted Sun July 20, 2014
It was with deep sadness that Bob and I heard the news of Gary's passing. He was very dear to us and we will greatly miss our long phone chats and the almost daily emails. His visits while on the way to visit Mike and family were bright spots in our lives. Heaven is blessed with his presence. Our deepest sympathies to all his loved ones. Dawn and Bob Norman

Helen Mansfield
   Posted Sun July 20, 2014
Dear Jeff, Michael and family. Holding you close in thoughts and prayers. Love; Helen and Bill Mansfield, Amherst, Ohio

Jesus said to her, "I am the resurrection and the life, He who believes in Me will live, even though he dies.
John 11:25

Oziel & Phyliss Jeffrie
   Posted Sun July 20, 2014
Our heartfelt sympathy goes out to Mike, Mary Jo, Michael, Megan and the entire Salisbury family.
Due to health reason we will not be able to be with you at this time. Our prayers to God for the family that you will be comforted in this time of sorrow.

   Posted Sun July 20, 2014
Our Deepest Sympathy to the Salisbury Family You all are in our Thoughts and Prayers. From the Carpenter Family

Martha Phillips
   Posted Sun July 20, 2014
To the Salisbury Family, I am very sorry for your loss. My condolences to you and your whole family.
Gary, rest in peace, I will miss you terribly. You and Loretta are now together forever.
I will always think of you and keep you all in my prayers.
Love, Martha Phillips and Brittany Phillips

Marjorie Kallas
   Posted Mon July 21, 2014
So sorry to hear of your loss, Gary was a very nice man. I worked at Lorain Products at the time Gary did my deepest sympathy to the family.

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