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Richard Salsberry08/25/2011
Richard Charles Salsberry was born March 1, 1947 in Knoxville, Iowa the son of Eddie and Alda Bernice (Conrey) Salsberry.

He was raised in Knoxville and attended school there. On July 22, 1968, he was united in marriage to Mary Jane Davis in Princeton, Missouri. The couple has always made Knoxville their home.

Richard worked for D & D Pump in Pella for 22 years where
he made many wonderful friends. Following his retirement he helped his wife, Jane run a daycare for 10 years.

He leaves behind many amazing children who lovingly called him, “Grandpa Rich”. In his spare time, he loved fishing and spending time
with his children and grandchildren. Saturday night races with his best friend, Jimmy Thompson were another of Richard’s great joys.

His favorite place was the mountains of Montana, where he enjoyed time spent with his family. Richard was a loving and caring husband to Jane for 43 years and will be deeply missed.

Richard passed away on Thursday, August 25, 2011, at the Carlisle Care Center at the age
of 64 years, 5 months, and 24 days.

He was preceded in death by his parents and three sisters: Lavonne Shepherd, Alberta McMichaels, and Oletha Salsberry (in infancy).

Those left to honor his memory include his wife, Jane; children: Randy Charles of Des Moines, Robert Allen of Knoxville, and Rebecca Elaine of Knoxville; 4 grandchildren; brother, Tom Salsberry of Ankeny; sister, Judy Salsberry Sears of Clinton, Montana and many other family members and friends.
Rick Salsberry
Visitation: 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM 08/28/2011
Knoxville Bybee & Davis Funeral Home
301 North Second Street
Knoxville, Iowa 50138
Service: 10:30 AM

Graceland Cemetery

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