Carl Salsbury, 90, of Carthage, Texas, former resident of Bridge City, Texas, passed away on September 3, 2018 in Carthage.

 

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, September 8, 2018, at Claybar Funeral Home in Bridge City, Texas. Officiating will be Mr. Butch Shipp. Burial will follow the service at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens in Orange Texas. Military honors will be provided by Fort Polk Honors Team and Southeast Texas Veterans Service Group.

 

Visitation will be from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Friday, at Claybar Funeral Home in Bridge City.

 

Born in Hog Hair, Louisiana, on October 3, 1927, he was the son of Claude Salsbury and Gillian Crowell Salsbury. Carl worked as a scheduler for Neches Butane and was a veteran of the United States Army. In addition to spending time with his children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren, Carl loved to spend time in his woodshop creating whatever came to mind. He loved his family dearly and will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.

 

He was preceded in death by his parents, Claude and Gillian Salsbury; loving wife, Shirley Mae Mender Salsbury; son, Larry Dean Salsbury; and brothers, Don Salsbury, Kenneth Salsbury, and Dalton Salsbury.

 

Carl is survived by his children, Yvonne Goss and husband Blake, Craig Salsbury and wife Joan, Tina Duncan and husband Robert, and Misty Bausell and husband John; grandchildren, Brandy Archer and husband Noah, Brian Goss and wife Jeannie, Bruce Goss and wife Jessica, Kate Rieke and husband Gavin, Bridget Hobson and husband Chase, Michaila Duncan, Bethany Bausell, Benton Bausell, and Michael Bausell; and 5 great-grandchildren.

 

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Carl’s name to Heartsway Hospice at 437 W. Panola St., Carthage, TX 75633.