Doris June Salisbury, 93, of Wayne, Ohio passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 9, 2017 at her home, surrounded by her loving family.
She was born on June 10, 1924 in Wayne to the late Jay C. and Bessie L. (McCroy) Hedge. She married Charles W. “Bill” Salisbury on August 29, 1942 in Greenup, Kentucky and he passed away on March 25, 1981. She also spent 17 years companionship with Donald M. Kinsey until his passing on January 16, 2007.
Surviving are sons, Larry Salisbury, of Lakeland, Florida, Charles (Carol) Salisbury, of Salisbury, North Carolina; daughter, Kathy (Tom) Tahy, of Risingsun, Ohio; stepson, Terry Kinsey, of Oak Park, Illinois; stepdaughter-in-law, Carol Kinsey, of Bowling Green, Ohio; nine grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; and four step-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her daughter, Marybeth Dunbar; and brothers, Frank, Graydon and Kenneth.
Doris graduated in 1942 from Montgomery Local High School. She retired from the Wayne Public Library, where she worked from 1962 to 1993 and the last 10 years as director. Doris also worked as a volunteer at the Wood County Hospital for 17 years.
She was a life member of the Wayne United Methodist Church where she held many positions. She was a member of the Wayne Red Hat Society, the Wayne Senior Citizens and the Woodbine Chapter Order of Eastern Stars for 75 years, where she held many positions.
She was also a member of the former Wayne Research Club for 50+ years, the Wayne Bridge Club, the Golden Girls Pinochle Club, and was a member of the Pythian Sisters.
Friends will be received from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at Barndt Funeral Home in Wayne, Ohio. Additional visitation will be from 10-11 a.m. Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at the Wayne United Methodist Church, where a Celebration of Life Service will begin at 11 a.m. with Pastor Vernagaye Sullivan officiating.
Burial will be in Graham Cemetery near Wayne, Ohio, with a bereavement luncheon to follow at the church.
Memorial donations may be made to the Wayne United Methodist Church, the Wayne Public Library, or Bridge Hospice.
Online condolences may be made to Doris’s family at www.barndtfuneralhome.org.
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