He retired as a First Sergeant from the United States Army after 20 years of service and was an employee of Walker Die Casting in Lewisburg.
He is survived by his wife, Gail Salyers; son David (Donna) Salyers; daughter Antonia Drake; stepchildren, Jennifer Nole and Danielle Uland; grandchildren, Tyler Salyers and Kayla Salyers; and a sister, Connie Schneid of Wisconsin.
A Memorial Service will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 29, at Bills-McGaugh Funeral Home in Lewisburg.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Vanderbilt Ingram Cancer Clinic. 2220 Pierce Avenue, Nashville, TN 37232.
You may sign Mr. Salyers' online registry at www.billsmcgaugh.com
Bills-McGaugh Funeral home is in charge of the arrangements