Lovone L. “Jimmy” Salyer

February 10, 1947 ‒ September 21, 2020

Sunbury, Ohio

Lovone L. “Jimmy” Salyer, age 73, of Centerburg, died peacefully on Monday, September 21, 2020 at Countryview of Sunbury.  Retired from Morristown Drivers as an over the road truck driver.

Jimmy was born February 10, 1947 in Paintsville, KY to the late Emmett and Lee (Seagraves) Salyer.  Jimmy was a proud Veteran of the U.S. Army having served in Vietnam.

Jimmy enjoyed all things Nascar, the Dallas Cowboys, John Wayne and Smokey and the Bandit.

In addition to his parents, Jimmy was preceded in death by son, Eric Wayne Salyer; brother, Gary Lee Salyer.

He is survived by devoted daughter, Danielle Salyer of Sunbury; loving son, Chad Salyer of Mansfield; brother, Rick (Leona) Salyer; sisters, Alta Addias and Carolyn (Ronald) Coleman; and grandchildren, Amy Lynn Pettit and Trent Alan Pettit, Jr. of Sunbury, Jackson “Jax” Salyer of Shelby, OH and Ryan Salyer.

Private family service and interment.

The DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home of Sunbury is honored to serve the Salyer family.  Please share a memory or condolence with the family on this website.

  • To the Salyer Family,
    Please accept my very sincere condolences in the loss of your loved one, Jimmy. May your memories of him comfort your heart, and may God give you peace! Being a military family, my husband Joe and I appreciate his service to his country very much.