James Henry Salmon, Jr.

March 16, 1953 ~ February 3, 2020 (age 66)


James Henry Salmon, Jr., age 66, of Sanford, NC, passed away on Monday, February 3, 2020 at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital surrounded by his family.

He was born in Lee County on March 16, 1953 to the late James Henry Salmon and Lillian Irene Blackburn Salmon.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Rose Salmon; two brothers, Ronnie Salmon and Donald Salmon and grandson, Dylan Morrison.  Junior retired from Tyson Foods where he worked for over 22 years.  His love for his grandchildren was unending.  He will be missed by his family and friends.

Junior is survived by his loving wife, Sylvia; daughters, Tabitha Tillman of Sanford and Lauren Salmon of Sanford; step-sons, Anthony Morrison of Sanford and Doni Morrison of Harnett County;  brothers, Eddie Salmon of Arkansas, Elbert Salmon and Michael Salmon both of Sanford; sister, Lynell Salmon of Sanford; grandchildren, Timothy Tillman, Jr., Nickolas Tillman, Brianna Tillman, Melissa Morrison, Tiffany Villatoro, Ricky Morrison, Shawn Morrison, Chaselynn Morrison and  D.J. Morrison and six great-grandchildren.

The funeral service will be held on Thursday, February 6, 2020 at 1:00 PM in the chapel of Bridges-Cameron Funeral Home with Pastor Gary Buffkin officiating. 

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Funeral Service
February 6, 2020

1:00 PM
Bridges-Cameron Funeral Home
600 West Main Street
Sanford, NC 27332

February 6, 2020

2:00 PM
Red Branch Baptist Church Cemetery
1748 Old River Road
Carthage, NC 28327

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