Charles W. Salyer, Jr., 66, of Plymouth passed away peacefully in his home on October 5, 2023 surrounded by his loved ones. He was born on July 22, 1957 to Charles Sr. and Syntha (Howard) Salyer in Martin, KY.
Jr. was a lifelong mechanic and owner of Salyer Auto Sales in Plymouth. He was known as one of the best mechanics around. Jr. had a passion for not only working on vehicles but also teaching his nephew, Bruce, to follow in his footsteps. He taught him to build racing engines and enjoyed attending car auctions together. Jr. also looked forward to attending swap meets in the area too.
In his free time, he spent time deer hunting and fishing; along with gardening and cutting wood at his property. He also liked visiting area yard sales. If it had to do with the outdoors, Jr. loved it. Jr. was a dedicated member of the NRA.
His family remembers him as being a smart, happy-go-lucky person with an easy-going mentality. He went out of his way to help others and enjoyed doing so. Jr. liked to talk with his friends and family on the phone on a regular basis.
Jr. is survived by his mother, Syntha; longtime companion, Brenda Carter; Siblings, Barbara Pritchett, Judy Pritchett, and Janet Salyer; along with several nieces and nephews, including his nephew whom he loved as his own son, Bruce Salyer with significant other, April.
He is preceded in death by his father, Charles, Sr., and brother, Kenneth Salyer.
Visitation will be held on Friday, October 13, 2023 from 4-7PM at Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home, 1100 N. Michigan Street, Plymouth, IN 46563. Visitation will resume one hour before the funeral service at the funeral home held on Saturday, October 14, 2023 at 11AM with Pastor Chuck Krieg officiating.
Burial will immediately follow at Maple Grove Cemetery, Argos.
Memorial contributions can be made in Charles honor to the American Cancer Society, PO Box 6704, Hagerstown, MD 21741.