BEE SPRINGS – Dickie Gene Saltsman, age 76, departed this life on Saturday, May 27, 2023, at his home. The Edmonson County native was born on June 22, 1946, to the late Bro. Willard and Ivil Meredith Saltsman. He was preceded in death by his companion, Virginia Jewell.
Dickie Gene was a former lineman for P&E Electric and was a member of Anneta United Baptist Church. He loved horseback riding, fox hunting, and barrel racing. Dickie Gene wasn’t superficial and was a very loyal family member, friend, and neighbor to those he loved most.
He leaves to honor his memory– his children, Allen Rich, Elena Kay Saltsman, Robert Saltsman, Douglas Saltsman, Shane Saltsman (Jamie) all of Bee Spring, and Amanda Jewell Lindsey of Bowling Green; eighteen grandchildren; twenty great-grandchildren; siblings, Mickey Saltsman (Linda) of South, Doris Ann Harrison (Scotty) of Lindseyville, Dula Van Stewart (William Earl) of South, Margie Marie Decker (Lambert) of Leitchfield, Willetta Mattingly (Kendall) of Leitchfield, and Kimberli McGuffey (Rob) of Bee Spring; along with several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Besides his wife and parents, he was also predeceased by his daughter, Jeannie Renee Vincent.
Interment will be in Key Cemetery. Memorial contributions can be made to: Patton Funeral Home, Dickie Gene Saltsman Memorial Fund, P.O. Box 326, Brownsville, KY 42210.
VISITATION : 3 PM Thursday, June 1, 2023—until the time of the funeral service at Anneta United Baptist Church
FUNERAL SERVICE: 11 AM, Friday, June 2, 2023, at Anneta United Baptist Church
Arrangements by Patton Funeral Home Brownsville Chapel.