John Orr Salter Profile Photo
1950 John Orr Salter 2024

John Orr Salter

February 24, 1950 — January 28, 2024

Dawson Springs

John Orr Salter, age 73, of Dawson Springs, KY passed away on Sunday, January 28, 2024 Baptist Health Deaconess in Madisonville, KY.  Mr. Salter was born on February 24, 1950 in Detroit, MI to the late Herbert Edward Salter and Barbara Dunbar Orr Salter.  He received a Bachelor degree from the University of New Hampshire and worked sales and was a regional director for Motorola upon retirement.  Mr. Salter was a member of First Baptist Church in Dawson Springs, KY.  

Survivors include his wife ~ Nancy McGregor Salter of Dawson Springs, KY; a daughter and son-in-law~ Storey Dunbar and Matthew Parker of Charlotte, NC; two sons and daughters-in-law ~ Joshua Orr and Holly Salter of Eagle Mountain, UT and Kendall and Laura Bennett of Benton, KY; ten grandchildren ~ Cooper Marshall, Molly Marshall, Cameron Parker, Harrison Parker, Cameron Salter, Lauren Salter, Brooklyn Bennett, Sammy Bennett, Gustin Hulsey and Dakota Hulsey; four great-grandchildren ~ Shyler Hulsey, Jackson Hulsey, Bee Bee Hulsey and Elsa Hulsey. 

He was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter ~ Sabrina Hulsey; a son ~ Darrell Bennett and two brothers ~ Jay Salter and Peter Salter.

Visitation for John Orr Salter will be held Sunday, February 4, 2024 from from 1:00 PM until the Memorial Service hour at 2:00 PM at First Baptist Church in Dawson Springs, KY with Rev. Mike Jicka officiating. 

Mr. Salter’s service will be recorded and available for viewing after the service on the Beshear Funeral Home Facebook page.  (To view: “Google” beshearfuneralhomefacebook and select “videos” among the menu options).

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of John Orr Salter, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Memorial Gathering

Sunday, February 4, 2024

1:00 - 2:00 pm (Central time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Memorial Service

Sunday, February 4, 2024

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Central time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Visits: 1105

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree