Obituary of Joe Salyers
Joe Lincoln Salyers, age 80, of Kingsport, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, January 25, 2019 following a brief illness. Joe was a happy man, whose smile was captivating. He never met a stranger and considered everyone his friend. Most of all, he was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He will be greatly missed.
He was preceded in death by his daughter, Tabatha Salyers Jennings; parents, Gilmer and Florence Salyers; several brothers and sisters.
He is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Rosalee Salyers; son, Steven Anthony “Tony” Salyers; daughters, Robin Salyers Tribble and fiancé, James Godsey, and Stephanie Salyers Murphy and husband, Martin; 8 grandchildren, Rickyta Leonard and husband, Josh, Chelsea Salyers, Jordan Jennings and wife, Miranda, Jared Jennings and wife, Samantha, Grayson Gauntt, Shyla “Raegan” Hill and fiancé, David Gillette, Ryder Murphy and Abriella Lincoln-Rose Murphy; step-grandchildren, Dorian Murphy and Patrick Murphy; 3 great-grandsons, Jonah and Jude Jennings and Weston Hall; sister, Madeline Salyers Bright; several nieces, nephews and a host of extended family and friends.
The family will receive friends from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm on Monday, January 28, 2019 at Scott County Funeral Home in Weber City, VA. Funeral services will begin at 7:00 pm with Rev.
Jimmy Combs officiating. Graveside services will be held at 2:00 pm on Tuesday, January 29, 2019 at Vermillion Family Cemetery in Hiltons, VA. All those wishing to go in procession are asked to meet at the funeral home at 1:00 pm.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.cartertrent.com.
Carter-Trent/Scott County Funeral Home in Weber City, VA, is proudly serving the Salyers family.