Jimmy James Salyers
Thursday, July 16th 2009

Jimmy James Salyers

August 27, 1949

July 16, 2009

Jimmy James Salyers 59 of Hanover, departed this life on Thursday, July 16th 2009 at Welch Emergency Hospital.

Born on August 27, 1949 at Roderfield, he was the son of the late Millard and Zola Lester Salyers.

Jimmy was a loving brother, uncle, great uncle, and friend.  He loved listening to music and singing.  His dream was to be a policeman so he loved being a “cop” in the neighborhood.  He loved people and loved entertaining them.  Jimmy was of the Regular Baptist Faith.  He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.

Those left to love and cherish the memory of Jimmy are:  his loving sister, Mendy Salyers of Hanover; his brother, Columbus Salyers of Florida; his two nieces:  Deanna (Joey) Brown of Hanover and Maria Salyers of Hanover; his two great nieces:  Adrianna and Mariah Brown of Hanover; his two great nephews Jarrod and Hunter Brown of Hanover; his special friends:  Shabon “Yvonne” Lockhart, Linda Sexton, and the rest of the gang from Speedway/SuperAmerica; and a host of other dear family and friends.

Friends called at the Church of Zion at Ikes Fork, on Saturday, July 18th after 6 pm with a church service at 7 pm.

A celebration of his life was held at 1 pm on Sunday, July 19th at the Church of Zion with the Rev. James Cline, Rev Elzie Blankenship, and the Rev. Clifford Rawls officiating.  Burial followed in the Salyers Family Cemetery at Iaeger.  He was carried to his final resting place by family and friends.

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