William A. Salyers

February 12, 1934 ‒ October 05, 2013

Sunbury Formerly Fort Pierce, Florida, Ohio

William A. Salyers, age 79 of Sunbury and formerly Fort Pierce, Fl., died Saturday October 5, 2013 at the home of his son in Galena.

He was born on February 12, 1934 in Columbus, OH to the late Noah and Myrtle (Stambaugh) Salyers. In his earlier years Bill was a golf course superintendent for many courses in Ohio, then got into the golf course construction business with his family. Bill kept to himself in his later years, but he did enjoy time spent with his family and his second family at his apartment complex, especially the pot lucks. He was always ready for a game of cards.

He is survived by his sons: Gary (Lisa) Salyers of Galena, Brian Salyers of Lewis Center; 13 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren; brother: John Salyers of Blacklick; sisters: Marie Reynolds of Bucyrus, Alma Andrix of Gahanna, Jane Stout of Sunbury.

He is preceded in death by sons: Ronald and Richard; daughters: Connie Knight, Ramona “Joy” Salyers; brothers; Randy and Sam; sister: Patricia Salyers.

Friends may call Friday from 4-8 p.m. at the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, SR 3 at 61, Sunbury where services will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. with Pastor Greg Ford officiating. Interment will follow in the Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens.

Memorial contributions can be made to The American Diabetes Association in honor of his children.

Condolences may be expressed at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.