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“Bob was one of the good guys of class'66. It looks like he lived his asult life that way also. Prayers for the family. ”
1 of 2 | Posted by: Margarette Rivenbark - Raleigh, NC

“A friend, a fellow singer, a dog lover. Bob will be greatly missed. ”
2 of 2 | Posted by: Becky Kaufman - Gastonia, NC


Robert E Salsburg
1948 - 2019

Gastonia – Robert (Bob) Eugene Salsburg, 70 years old passed away at his home May 11, 2019; his wife Helen Steigelman Salsburg and son, John Harris Salsburg were with him.

He was born August 11, 1948 in Rocky Mount to the late John and Vivian Taylor Salsburg.

He leaves his wife and son to cherish his memory, his brother, Bruce H. Salsburg; his beloved yellow Labradors, Willow and Effie.

He served in the United States Air Force and was a Photo Interpreter in Vietnam.
It was there he was exposed to Agent Orange which caused the Lymphoma that ultimately took his life. He spent many years working with computers. He worked for Microsoft and was a computer engineer when he retired.
He was a faithful member of Lutheran Church of the Redeemer and enjoyed singing in the choir.

He will be missed by many friends and relatives.

The family will receive friends from 9:45 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. Wednesday, May 15th 2019 at Lutheran Church of the Redeemer, 1915 South New Hope Road, Gastonia, NC 28054 with a Celebration of Life Service to follow at 11:00 a.m. with Military Honors.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Gaston Hospice, P.O. Box 3984 Gastonia, North Carolina, 28054 or Lutheran Church of the Redeemer, 1915 South New Hope Road, Gastonia, NC 28054.

Online condolences may be made at: www.withersandwhisenantfuneral.com ;

Withers and Whisenant Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 2916 Union Road, Gastonia, NC (704) 864-5144 is serving the family.

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Withers and Whisenant Funeral Home and Cremation Service
2916 Union Rd. Gastonia, NC 28054
Tel. (704) 864-5144

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