Floyd E. Salmon, 88, of Aledo died Sunday, July 19, 2015 at Genesis Senior Living Center in Aledo. Sevices are 10 a.m. Thursday, July 23, 2015 at Fippinger Funeral Home in Aledo. Burial is in the Aledo Cemetery where graveside military services will be conducted. Visitation is from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday at Fippinger's where memorials may be left to the Sunbeam United Presbyterian Church or Brookstone of Aledo. Online condolences can be made at www.fippingerfuneralhome.com.
He was born May 25, 1927 in Engleburg, Arkansas to James and Pearl Belk Salmon. He attended Mercer County schools and married Muriel "Fae" Toohey October 15, 1948 in Aledo. She died August 26, 2001.
Floyd was a U.S. Army Veteran serving in the 150th MP Division. He farmed before working at John Deere in Moline. He was then employed as a machinist with Fairbanks/Morris in Beloit Wisconsin until returning to Aledo where he worked for the Case Co. in Rock Island until its closing. He retired from the Roth Pump Company in Milan in 1992.
He was a member of the Sunbeam United Presbyterian Church, the American Legion Fallerans Post 121 in Aledo and the Moose Lodge. He enjoyed bowling for many years and golfing.
Survivors include his children, Lisa (Mark) Baker, David (Kris) Salmon all of Aledo, Terry (Lydia) Salmon of Lakeland, Fl. 6 grandchildren, Maxi, Aimee, Bryan, Luke, Megan and Adam. 5 great grandchildren, Hanna, Bodie, Aubrey, Madison and Savanna, 2 sisters, Velva (Frank) Lupo of Peoria, AZ, Beulah Wright of Dacono, CO, 1 brother Harold (Shirley) Salmon of Aledo and several nieces and nephews.
His parents, wife, 1 grandson, 1 sister and 7 brothers preceded him in death.
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Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015, 5:00pm - 7:00pm, Fippinger Funeral Home
Thursday, July 23rd, 2015, 10:00am, Fippinger Funeral Home