Robert Edgar Salyers, 92, of Ashland, KY passed away on June 24, 2019 at the Hospice Care Center. He was born in Cannonsburg, KY on August 30, 1926 to the late Benjamin Franklin and Mildred Collins Salyers. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife Georgia Gollihue Salyers and a daughter Loretha Walker.
Robert was a truck driver and a farmer. He served honorably with the United States Army, holding the rank of sergeant, during the Korean War.
He is survived by a son Charlie Rice and wife Ruth of Cannonsburg, KY; a sister Beulah Schivelbein and husband Alex of Toledo, Ohio; grandchildren Debra Wurts, Terry Evans, Herbie Rice and Amy Hutchinson, and twelve great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, June 27, 2019 at 3:00 PM at Steen Funeral Home-13th Street Chapel and will be officiated by Pastor Kyle Vanover. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Burial Park. Visitation will be at the funeral home on Thursday from 2:00 PM until service time at 3:00 PM. Online condolences may be made to www.steenfuneralhome.com