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Roy Lester Salter, Jr.

October 6, 1927 ~ January 18, 2024 (age 96) 96 Years Old

Obituary

Roy Lester Salter, Jr., 96, formerly of Burlington, passed away on Thursday, January 18, 2024 at Arden Courts Assisted Living in Sanford, Florida.

A native of Savannah, Georgia he was the loving husband of 62 years to the late Mary Jane Gerald Salter and the son of Roy Lester Salter, Sr. and Ina Mazyck Salter, both deceased.

Roy worked as the Director of the pharmacy at the Alamance County Hospital for many years. He spent time studying in Mexico City where he become fluent in Spanish. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Graham.

He is survived by three children, Nancy Murphy and her husband James of Sanford, FL, William “Bill” Salter and his wife Patsy of Burlington, Donald Salter of Raleigh; four grandchildren, Shawn Salter, Bradley Stuart, Jeffrey Stuart, Michael Salter; six great-grandchildren; and a sister, Natalie Baggett of New Bern, NC.

He was preceded in death by a daughter in law, Jeannie Salter.

A Celebration of life service will be held on Friday, February16, 2024 at the First United Methodist Church of Graham at 1:00 pm. The family will receive friends from 12:00 noon until 1:00 pm prior to the church service. Burial will follow at Alamance Memorial Park. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church of Graham.  

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Services

Visitation
Friday
February 16, 2024

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
First United Methodist Church of Graham
303 N. Main St.
Graham, NC 27253

Celebration of Life
Friday
February 16, 2024

1:00 PM
First United Methodist Church of Graham
303 N. Main St.
Graham, NC 27253

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