SUNBRIGHT — Mr. John H. Salts, of Sunbright, went home to be with the Lord on July 18, 2011.
He was a member of Pilot Mtn. Missionary Baptist Church.
He retired from Martin Marietta in 1992. He was also a western square dance caller for many years and his hobbies were restoring antique cars and going to car shows.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 58 years: Clara Salts; Parents: Fred and Sarah Salts; brothers: Charles and Herley Salts.
He is survived by daughter; Sharon Ashburn and husband, Larry, of Sunbright; Grandsons: Dustin Ashburn, of Sunbright, Larry Ashburn Jr. and wife, Leanna, of Midtown; Great-grandchildren: Dylan, Katelyn Ashburn and Makayla Davidson. They loved their great-grandchildren so much. Brothers: Jerry Salts and wife, Jaquetta, Fred Jr. and wife, Patty, of Nashville, TN; Sisters: Thelma Castleberry, of Knoxville, TN, Josephine Templeton and husband, Tommy, of Cookeville, TN. Also a host of nieces, nephews and friends.
The family will receive friends Tuesday evening July 19, 2011m at Pilot Mtn. Missionary Baptist Church from 6-8:00 p.m.
Funeral services will follow with Bro. Charles Webb officiating.
Graveside service will be held Wednesday morning, July 20th, at 11:00 a.m. in Sunbright Cemetery, Sunbright.
Schubert Funeral Home, Wartburg, in charge of arrangements.