Funeral arrangements are below

This site is a tribute to David Salmon. Beloved Husband of Susan, Father of Tom and George, Brother of Alison and Son of Mary and the late Pat Salmon. David will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by all his family and friends.

The late David Erskine Salmon

The death of David Erskine Salmon aged 65 years of Berry Hill, Coleford occurred on 27th May 2019 in Ludham, Norfolk.

The funeral service took place on Monday 10th June at Christchurch Parish Church with the Reverend Tony Williams officiating. The organist Mr Ian Ormerod accompanied the hymns “Lord of all hopefulness” and “Abide with me”, recessional music was “Jerusalem”

Following the service committal took place at The Forest of Dean Crematorium where the music on entry was “Canon in D” (Pachelbel) and on exit “Albatross” by Fleetwood Mac.

Donations in memory of David are to benefit Great Western Air Ambulance and these are being received by Ernest Heal & Sons Funeral Directors, 5 South Road, Broadwell, Coleford, Glos, GL16 7BH or on this website.

(Please make cheques payable to Ernest Heal & Sons Donations Account)

Family Mourners

Mrs Susan Salmon (wife)

Tom Salmon (son) and Sophie Atherton (fiancée of Tom)

George Salmon (son) and Nicole Morrow (partner of George)

Martin Howe (brother in law)

Richard Howe (brother in law)

Fiona Howe (niece)

Jan Howe (Sister-in-law)

Ruth Howe (Niece)

George Howe (Nephew)

Jack Howe (Nephew)

Robin & Anne Thomas (cousins)

Heather, Jeff & Isobel Atherton

Sheena Morrow 

Liz Huntington

Libby & Mike Cartlidge (cousins)

Ben Taylor

Roger & Gill Pickup

Gill & Hugh Scriven

Jerry & Sue Ward

Chris Haslam

Friends at the church

Trevor & Barbara Davies

Maggie Fisher

Gareth Raymond

Edna Buchan (rep Gene Marshall)

Nick Hale

Maurice Lamb

Cliff & Dorinda Guest

Chris Stacey & Sue

Jackie & Neil Mortimer

Jo Liddiard

Pete Tingle

Jan & Martin Davis

Terry & Margaret Oliver

Clive & June Smith

Mr. & Mrs. B. Guest

Matt & Dave Budrey 

Terry & Loraine Farr 

Colin & Fiona Harris

Babs & Mike Delaney

Jackie Ridgway (rep Robert Ridgway)

Brian Cozens 

Adam Morgan

June Hawkins (rep Mike Hawkins & Rhona Oakley)

Penny Powdrill 

Ladi Broadman

Terry & Julie Barrett

John Waynham 

James Foley

John Foley

Jim & Gill Warry

Josh Cooper

Dewi Lane

Henry Coombs

Julie & Michael Costley

Robert Dunkley

Pauline & Graham Phelps

John & Rita Dodsworth (rep Richard & Sally Dodsworth)

John & Pat Powell

Jim Beeley 

Basil Williams

Chris & Byron Richards

John Bayley

Robert & Sandra Dudley

Andrew Taylor

Jade Meadows (rep Alan & Barbara Griffiths)

Mr Laurence Jones

Mr & Mrs B Morgan 

Mr & Mrs C Baston

David Griffin

Ray & Jane Bazeley

Gordon & Sheila Lewis

Nick & Sally Taylor

Barbara & Robert Leeson

Sally Whittington (rep Rev. Helen Rodwell)

Ruth & Brian Cozens (rep Sue & Ted Corner)

Helen & Jeff Murphy

Stephen Yeates

Mr & Mrs Geoff Howell

Dennis Brown (rep Gwyn Selway & Mrs Selway)

Brian & Sally Leeding

Jim Willett

David & Mary Groves

Martin Browning

Jill Stevens

Sylvia Ditch

Louise Lane & Joe Bournat

Bob & Kay Nelson

Kath & Trevor Green

Dave & Sylvia Smith

Barbara Jenkins

Richard Barrett

James Dunkley (rep Jennifer Dunkley and Family)

Chrissy & Alastair Johnson

Neil & Caroline Jones

Bethan Jones

Sam Jones

Sue Berrow

Charles Taylor & Katie Winterborne

Will Barton

Terry Tomlin

Michael Peacey

David Cracknell

Peter & Cilla Radley

Jon Deave (rep Ben)

Tony Davis

Jasmine McGladrigan

Heather Lewis

Chris Huxton (rep Staff at The Globe Inn)

Mark Winter

Lee Cartwright

Sarah Porter

Josh Griffiths

Apologies

Mrs Mary Salmon (mother)

Alison Salmon (sister)

Harvey & Jan Du Cros?

Ron & Margaret Walters

Clive & Maureen Hawley

Clive & Louise Hawley

Funeral arrangements were made by Ernest Heal & Sons Funeral Directors, 5 South Road, Broadwell, Coleford, Glos, GL16 7BH

 

With apologies for error or omission


Susan and family would like to express their sincere thanks to all those who attended the funeral, sent messages of condolences and cards and made donations to the Great Western Air Ambulance. Many thanks to Reverend Tony Williams for conducting a warm and comforting service. They would also like to thank Trevor Davies and The Forest of Dean Historic Vehicle Club (FDHVC) for arranging a display of classic cars and vehicles at the church; and their owners for bringing them out of respect for David. The attendance of so many people was a special tribute to David and a great source of comfort to his family. Grateful thanks to Neil Williams of Ernest Heal and Sons for his caring and professional approach; Claire from Weston's the florist and the New Inn, Shortstanding for the refreshments.

 

 

 

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10th June 2019 at 2:15 pm Christchurch Parish Church, Ross Road, Christchurch, Gloucestershire, GL16 7NE
Reception
The New Inn, Ross Road, Shortstanding, GL16 7NT

Donations for Great Western Air Ambulance may be placed in the donations box at the church, given on this web page or sent to Ernest Heal & Sons, 5 South Road, Broadwell, Coleford, GL16 7BH. (Cheques payable to Ernest Heal & Sons Donations Account)

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