Wayne D. Salisbury, age 73, of Roanoke passed away on July 16, 2014 after many years of declining health. He leaves his wife and caregiver of 40 years, Tobey Salisbury.
After 26 years of service to his country in the Air Force, Wayne and Tobey choose to move to Roanoke, VA to be close to their loving family, their grandson, Jeremy Hall, his wife Melissa, and great-granddaughters Hailey and Leah. Wayne also got great comfort and joy from his sister and brother-in-law, Jody and Doug Smiley and his nephew Tim.
Wayne is survived by daughters, Lynn, and son-in-law, Mike Moore of Indian Land, SC, Becky Hall and Rhonda Nordeen of Minnesota and grandchildren Emma, Molly, and Jack also residing in Minnesota.
Wayne will be remembered as a man that loved his family, God, his country, and flying.
Tobey would like to thank Wayne's medical team at the Salem VA Medical Center for their superior medical care and the kindness shown to him and his family.
In lieu of flowers the family requests contributions be made to The Wounded Warriors Project, www.woundedwarriorproject.org.
A celebration of life service will be held 3:00pm Saturday August 9, 2014 at Simpson Funeral Home. Friends may visit with the family from 1:00pm till service time. Inurnment will be held at a later date.