David Sasser Salmon
1948 - 2021
BORN
1948
DIED
2021
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L. Harold Poole Funeral Service and Crematory
944 Old Knight Road
Knightdale, NC
David Sasser Salmon
February 4, 1948 - September 14, 2021
Knightdale, North Carolina - David Sasser Salmon, 73, passed away Tuesday, September 14, 2021 surrounded by his loving family. He was born February 4, 1948 in Johnston County to the late Marshall Salmon and Helen Benson Salmon. David honorably served his country in the US Army 101st Airborne Screaming Eagles and was awarded the Purple Heart for injuries he sustained during his service time. He retired from Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals with 36 years of service and operated the family business, Earp's Seafood Market, for over 15 years. David was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend. He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.
The family will receive relatives and friends prior to the service from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm, Tuesday, September 21, 2021 at L. Harold Poole Funeral Service & Crematory, 944 Old Knight Road, Knightdale, NC 27545.
A celebration of his life will be held at 12:00 pm, Tuesday, September 21, 2021 at L. Harold Poole Funeral Service Chapel. Burial with Military Honors will follow at Montlawn Memorial Park. For anyone unable to attend, the funeral service will be livestreamed and can viewed at poolefuneral.com under David's tribute.
He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Nancy Earp Salmon; daughters: Kelly S. Mitchell, Kimber S. Stewart (Dan); grandchildren: Katelyn Pruitt (Matt), Presley Stewart; sisters: Sylvia Johnson, Edith Tyndall, Kay Jernigan.
In addition to his parents, David was preceded in death by a sister, Jeanette Byrd.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project at support.woundedwarriorproject.org
Family and friends are welcome to submit online condolences at www.poolefuneral.com

Published by The News & Observer on Sep. 17, 2021.
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21
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L. Harold Poole Funeral Service and Crematory
944 Old Knight Road, Knightdale, NC
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21
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My condolences on the passing of Dave. We worked together for years at Mallinckrodt. He was serious about the work, but always found a way to make it enjoyable. I will always have fond memories of Dave. May God Bless you all and find Peace soon. Charles 919-556-7191
Charles Chambers
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September 30, 2021
Our deepest sympathies are extended to you and your family. We pray for comfort, peace and strength in the days to come and always. God´s Peace, Jerry and Dianne Rimmer
Jerry and Dianne Rimmer
September 20, 2021
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