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John Quentin Salisbury

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Death 25 Jan 1987 (aged 67)
Burial Martin, Floyd County, Kentucky, USA
Memorial ID 62719857 · View Source
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JOHN QUENTIN SALISBURY, 67, of Martin, died Sunday at the Veteran's Hospital, Lexington following a long illness. He was born Jun 23 1019 at Printer a son of the late John and Fanny Halbert Salisbury. He was a retired conductor for the Chessie System and an Air Force veteran of WWII. he was a member of the D.A.V. Chapter 128 at Garrett and was also a member of the United Transportation Union in Ashland.

He is survived by his wife, Paulin Nunemaker Salisbury; two sons, Butch David Salisbury and John Alan Salisbury; a daughter Gina Lynn Salisbury, one brother Wilie Salisbury; two sisters, Georgia Davis and Rhoda Click, all of Martin, and four grandchildren.

Funeral services will be conducted tomorrow (Thursday) at 2 pm in the Hall Funeral Home Chapel with Benny Blankenship officiating. Burial will be made in the Martin Town Cemetery.

John Q. Salisbury was the son of John and Fannie (Halbert) Salisbury of Hunter. He served in the 438th Troop Carrier Group. He was a radio mechanic and an air crew member, having earned his wings.

Commendations include; American Theater Ribbons, EAME Ribbon w/2bronze Stars and one silver Star; Good Conduct Medal, Air Medal w/3 Bronze Clusters, Victory Medal and Distinguished Unit Badge. He served at Rome/Arno, Southern France, Normandy, Northern France, Ardennes, Rhineland and Central Europe.

After the war he married the former Pauline Nunemaker, and they had three children.


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  • Created by: Mitch Dingus
  • Added: 9 Dec 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 62719857
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Quentin Salisbury (23 Jun 1919–25 Jan 1987), Find A Grave Memorial no. 62719857, citing Martin Community Cemetery, Martin, Floyd County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Mitch Dingus (contributor 46859174) .