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Francis Salyers

July 5, 1940 — March 3, 2020

Francis Salyers

Francis Salyers, age 79, of West Liberty, Ohio passed away at 2:37 p.m. Tuesday, March 3, 2020 at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio.

He was born July 5, 1940, a son of the late Frank and Ethel Mae (Salyer) Salyers. In addition to his parents, Francis was preceded in death by two sisters, Rita M. Heath and Anita Seiser; three brothers, Mike Salyers and two infants; three sisters-in-law, Judy Ferryman, Bonnie Salyers and Linda Salyers and a brother-in-law, Mike Closson.

On August 19, 1967, Francis married the former Gloria Maxwell in West Liberty, and she survives along with their daughter Kristie (Brian) Nisonger; a son, Jeffrey Salyers; five grandchildren, TR Nisonger, Jacob Nisonger, Kursten Nisonger, Justin Salyers and Jacob Ortman; a sister, Marge Closson; three brothers, Chalmers Salyers, Wiley “Walt” (Rhonda) Salyers and Jerry Salyers; his mother-in-law, Jean Maxwell; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Jim and Nancy McCullough and numerous nieces and nephews.

A United States Army Veteran, Francis retired as an employee of the Village of West Liberty in 2003 following twenty three years of service. He served on the West Liberty Fire Department for thirty years, two of which as Assistant Fire Chief. Francis loved pitching horseshoes and was a Past President of the West Liberty Horseshoe Club. He also enjoyed being a stained-glass instructor, umpiring baseball games, bowling and flying RC airplanes.

The family will receive friends from 12 noon to 2:00 p.m. Saturday, March 7, 2020 at the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home in West Liberty, where the funeral service will begin at 2:00 p.m.

Burial will take place at the convenience of the family.

The arrangements are in the care of the staff of the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home in West Liberty.

D.S.

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Visitation

Saturday, March 7, 2020

12:00 - 2:00pm

Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home of West Liberty

101 Zanesfield Rd, West Liberty, OH 43357

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Funeral Service

Saturday, March 7, 2020

Starts at 2:00pm

Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home of West Liberty

101 Zanesfield Rd, West Liberty, OH 43357

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