Barbara Salmon

Obituary of Barbara Ann Salmon

Barbara M. Salmon, 85, of Lynchburg (Campbell County), passed away on Thursday, June 4, 2020.  She was preceded in death by her father George N. Maddox, her mother Mary (Godsey) Maddox and her brother George N. (Neal) Maddox, Jr.  

She is survived by her husband of 62 years, Richard L. Salmon and her daughters, Beth (Greg) Metcalf and LeeAnn DiMartino; her sisters Peggy (Al) Coville and Sarah Jane (Richard) Ewers.  Barbara was a devoted grandmother to Zach DiMartino, Neal and Ross Metcalf and a wonderful aunt to many nieces and nephews.

Barbara was a lifetime resident of Lynchburg making her home of 60 years on Timberlake. She retired from Lynchburg College (University of Lynchburg) after years serving as the Assistant Registrar. She enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandsons. Barbara loved music, playing piano and shared her talents by teaching piano for numerous years. She also enjoyed sewing, gardening, social gatherings and a good game of bridge.

A visitation will be held on Thursday, June 11 from 5:30-7:00 pm at Diuguid Funeral Service – Waterlick Chapel, 21914 Timberlake Road. There will be a private graveside service on Friday, June 12, 2020.

In lieu of flowers, please make contributions in Memory of Barbara Salmon to The Dementia Society of America (PO Box 600, Doylestown, PA 18901) or online at

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5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Thursday, June 11, 2020
Diuguid Waterlick Chapel
21914 Timberlake Rd.
Lynchburg, Virginia, United States
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