Daniel F. Salisbury, 59, of Paloma, Illinois, died at 2:34 p.m. Monday (October 16, 2017) in the emergency room of Blessing Hospital.
Born March 15, 1958 in Hannibal, Missouri, Dan was the son of Harold and Barbara Dunn Salisbury. He married Lori Calvert on October 9, 1998 in Columbus, Illinois. She survives.
Dan was a member of Melrose Chapel United Methodist Church. An avid sports enthusiast, Dan was a fan of the St. Louis Cardinals, Denver Broncos and Nascar, with his favorite driver being Clint Bowyer. He enjoyed bowling, golfing, camping and coaching his son's, Jacob, basketball team. Dan loved to travel and recently took a trip to Italy with his daughter, Erin.
Dan loved his family dearly and he enjoyed attending everything his children were involved with.
Dan was a 1976 graduate of Central High School and began his career following his graduation with J. M. Huber which later became SEM Minerals where he has been employed for 41 years, currently working as the purchasing and logistics manager.
Survivors include his wife Lori; five children, Michelle Landwehr (Steve) of Quincy, Zachary Salisbury of Quincy, Erin Salisbury of London, England, Garth Salisbury of Quincy and Jacob Salisbury of Paloma, IL; two grandchildren, Alexis Landwehr and Aubri Landwehr; three sisters, Denise Camden of Quincy, Lorri Booth of Coatsburg, IL and Peggy Neff (Kevin) of Loraine, IL; his mother in law, Karen Toomey of Quincy; his father in law, Steve Ludwig of Quincy; and many loving nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts and uncles.
Dan was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Helen Salisbury; and his step father in law, Michael Toomey.
Memorial services will be held Saturday afternoon at 5:00 in Melrose Chapel United Methodist Church with Pastor Danielle Dittmer officiating. Private inurnment will be in Gray Mound Cemetery near Coatsburg.
Visitation will be Saturday afternoon from 2:00 until the time of services at Melrose Chapel United Methodist Church.
Memorials may be made to the Jacob Salisbury Educational Fund.
Arrangements are in the care of Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home.