Harold - "Bud" Salsbury
Nov 3, 1921 - Jan. 24, 2021
Harold - "Bud" John Salsbury Passed peacefully in his sleep on January 25, 2021. He was 99 years old. He now resides in heaven with his true love of over 65 years, Eunice May Ebner. Born on November 3, 1921 to Harry Arthur Salsbury and Buelah Irene Curry Salsbury on a small, rural farm located close to Republic, Kansas.
Buelah died at age 40 and left Harry with four children, Loraine, Harold, Joyce, and Kenneth. Which Harry raised as a single parent. Harold was the last surviving member of the four children.
By age nineteen Harold had relocated to Omaha, Nebraska where he met his true love Eunice May Ebner while working at Kresge's department store. They were married in 1942.
On August 8, 1942 Harold was inducted into the military where he served in the 531ST Anti-Aircraft Automatic Weapons Battalion. Attached to the 30th infantry division (Old Hickory). Battles and Campaigns: Normandy, Northern France, Rhineland, Ardennes, and Central Europe. Harold was separated on October 11, 1945 with a rank of Sargent.
After the war Harold and Eunice were able to continue their journey together. Looking for employment the family relocated to Victorville, California. They lived for 23 years in Palo Alto and another 12 years in San Martin working as a cement mason for Collishaw Construction. They retired to Lakeport CA. and when Eunice passed Harold returned to San Martin and finally CoarseGold.
Harold is survived by his children; daughters, Sandra Tadlock and husband Paul Sr., Diana Bauman and husband Steve; sons, Allen Salsbury and wife Valerie, Robert Salsbury and wife Theresa; nine grandchildren, Debbie Fouch, Paul Grady Jr., Stephanie, Kathryn, Megan, Christine, Troy, Brandon, and Patrick; 15 great grandchildren.
For additional memorial details on Dads life and arrangements for his interment on Nov. 5th in Seaside CA. Please visit the memorial web page by searching for Harold Salsbury Oakhurst. Please respect the safety of others and get your covid vaccination and wear masks indoors and public settings. View the online memorial for Harold - "Bud" Salsbury
Published by The Mercury News on Oct. 17, 2021.