Donald Salsbury

Obituary of Donald Salsbury

Donald B. Salsbury, 92 years, 5 months, and 1 day of age of Campbellsville, died Friday, January 19, 2018 at Campbellsville Nursing and Rehab Center.


Donald was born in Eros Louisiana, the son of the late Claudie and Gillian Crowell Salsbury.   Also preceding him in death were two brothers, Kenneth and Dalton Salsbury.

After graduating from L.S.U., Donald served his country in the U. S. Army during World War II and became an airplane pilot as well as being named a Kentucky Colonel and was a Mason for 50 years, being a member of Masonic Lodge 59.  Donald had achieved many accomplishments in his life having been a leader of the Boy Scouts in Greensburg for many years and received the distinguished service award of the Boy Scouts of America, The Silver Beaver Award.  He was well known in his community having worked as a manager at Tennessee Gas Pipeline for many years and a member of St. Mark United Methodist Church.

Surviving is his wife, Hallie Salsbury of Galveston, TX,  a daughter, Sharon Salsbury and son Kyle Salsbury and his wife Becky of Campbellsville and a son, Donald Mack Salsbury and his wife Maryanne of Brecksville, Ohio.   Also surviving are four grandchildren, Matt Salsbury and wife Melissa and Becky Juniper and husband Dave of Brecksville, Ohio and Lake Salsbury and wife Samantha of Lexington and Ethan Salsbury of West Chester Ohio as well as 4 great grandchildren.    A brother survives, Carl Salsbury of Texas and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Funeral services for Donald B. Salsbury will be Monday, January 22, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at Lyon-DeWitt-Berry Funeral Home with burial in Campbellsville Memorial Gardens.

The family request visitation on Sunday, January 21, 2018 from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m at Lyon-DeWitt-Berry Funeral Home.