Obituary for Richard H. Salter Jr.
Richard H. Salter Jr., 57, of Kunkletown, passed away on Monday, April 2 in his home surrounded by his loving family.
He was the companion of JoAnne Taylor for seven years.
Born in Easton, he was the son of Richard H. Salter Sr. and Betty (Reiss) Salter of Phillipsburg, NJ.
Richard was the owner/operator of his trucking business for most of his life. He attended Belvidere High School and graduated from Warren County Technical School in 1980.
Richard had a true love for motorcycles and classic cars. He also enjoyed boating, camping and Jeep rides to wherever the road would take him. He was a wonderful soul who was always there for his family and friends whenever they needed him. He was loved by many people and he will be deeply missed.
In addition to his companion and his parents, he is survived by three sons, Richard H. Salter III and his wife Virginia of Kunkletown, Justin Salter of Waldorf, MD and Nicholas Salter of Kunkletown; a daughter, Lindsey Mae Salter of Kunkletown; a brother, Robert Salter and his wife Terri of Phillipsburg, NJ; four grandchildren, Kayla, Mackenzie, Louis and Abby; his companion's son, Brandin; a niece, Farrahlynn Randall and her husband Adam of Lebanon, NJ; a nephew Chad Salter of West Hempstead, NY; a great nephew, Milo Randall and other special family members, Walter and Shirley Nawrocki and their family.
A funeral service will be held on Saturday, April 7 at 11:00 AM from the Kresge Funeral Home, 1763 Route 209, Brodheadsville. A viewing will be held on Friday April 6 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM from the Kresge Funeral Home, and on April 7 at 10:00 AM until the time of the service. Burial will be in Northampton Memorial Shrine in Easton.
The family would like to give a special thank you to all those that donated to his many fundraisers during his illness to include, Pocono Mountain Harley Davidson, Youcaring.com, Lehigh Valley Cedar Crest Cancer Center, Lehigh Valley Hospice and to all the family, friends and acquaintances that donated privately.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Home Care Assistance of Lehigh Valley, 1104 S Cedar Crest Blvd., #200, Allentown, PA 18103.