John W. Salsman Sr.

Friday, March 16, 2012

John W. "Johnny B" Salsman Sr., 79, of Lewisburg, died Tuesday, March 13, 2012, at his residence.

Mr. Salsman was a native of Leitchfield, Ky. and son of the late Hobert and Sarah Conder Salsman. He served his country in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War. He was retired from Inter City Products.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Robert Salsman, and two sisters, Georgia Roberts and Pauline Harwell.

He is survived by his wife, Betty Jean Roberts Salsman of Lewisburg; two daughters, Becky (George) Warren of Petersburg and Patty Salsman of Lewisburg; son, John (Jan) Salsman Jr. of Cornersville; sister, Lorraine Coggins of Cornersville; four grandchildren; one great-grandchild; two stepgrandchildren; and four stepgreat-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday, March 16, from the chapel of London Funeral Home. Burial with Air Force military honors will follow in Lone Oak Cemetery.

The family will be at London Funeral Home Friday until the funeral hour for visitation.

London Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.