Mr. Juan “John” Salazar Jr., 61, husband of Chong Su Han Salazar entered into rest Saturday, June 24, 2017 at Doctor’s Hospital.
He was born in Findlay, Ohio, to the late Juan Salazar Sr. and Carmen Santa Cruz.
He is survived by his son, Matthew Salazar (Lytisha); daughters, Samara Klosson (Andrew) and Lolita Salazar, all of Augusta, Georgia; grandchildren, Kaylee, Kaitlyn, Autumn, Cheyenne, Robert, Johnathan, Shelby and McKenzie; brothers, Marc L. Salazar, Victor Salazar, Cory A. Salazar and Samuel Salazar; and sisters, Maria Sulema Hernandez and Maria Tripp.
He was a U.S. Army retired veteran, serving tours in Desert Storm and the Persian Gulf. He was a member of the VFW Post 192 and the Apostolic Cathedral of Praise.
Funeral services were at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 29, 2017 at the Apostolic Cathedral of Praise with the Pastor Marcus Holt officiating. Internment followed in Hillcrest Memorial Park with full military honors.
The family received friends from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, June 28 at the Apostolic Cathedral of Praise, 3678 Old Petersburg Rd., Martinez, Georgia.
Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors, 2502 Richmond Hill Rd., Augusta, GA 30906.
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