Richard Salmon

Obituary of Richard Lee Salmon

Richard L. Salmon, 89, of Lynchburg (Campbell County), passed away Friday, October 7, 2022. He was preceded in death by his wife, Barbara (Maddox) Salmon and his brothers, E. Austin Salmon, Jr. and Paul B. Salmon. He is survived by his daughters, Beth (Greg) Metcalf and LeeAnn DiMartino. 

Richard was a lifetime resident of Lynchburg, living for over 60 years in a house he designed and built at Timberlake. A naval veteran, he served active duty until 1956 and continued in the reserves until 1960. In 1996 he retired from L.G. Flint General Contractors. Richard was a loving grandfather to his grandsons–Neal and Ross Metcalf and Zach DiMartino and enjoyed spending time with his nieces and nephews. He greatly enjoyed the outdoors, spending much of his time fishing, hunting, and golfing.

A visitation will be held on Thursday, October 13 from 6-7 pm at Diuguid Funeral Service, 21914 Timberlake Road. There will be a private graveside service on Friday, October 14, 2022.

In lieu of flowers, please make contributions to a hospice organization in your area. 

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6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Thursday, October 13, 2022
Diuguid Funeral Service - Waterlick
21914 Timberlake Rd
Lynchburg, Virginia, United States

Graveside Service

11:00 am - 11:30 am
Friday, October 14, 2022
Fort Hill Memorial Park
Fort Ave
Lynchburg, Virginia, United States
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