James E. Salter • September 19, 2021



James E. Salter, 86 of Pensacola, Florida, passed away on September 19, 2021.
He is preceded in death by his father, Enoch Salter; mother, Johnnie Nettles; step-father, George S. Nettles; brothers, Edward Eugene “Jack” Salter, Jimmy Ray Salter, Billy Claude Salter, Enoch Ledon Salter; sisters, Mary Elaine Hall and Nelda Patricia Hendrix; daughter, Cynthia Salter; stepdaughter, Lisa Birchett; and granddaughter, Michaela Salter.
James is survived by his wife, love of his life and soulmate for over 30 years, Helene Presley; children, Janet Rayfield (Joey) of Evergreen, Al, James Salter of Silverhill, Al, Michael Salter (Debbie Vail) of Foley (Bon Secour), Al; step-children, Belinda Dickey (Aaron), Michael Morgan and Kristie Crotty; siblings, Bobby Salter (Joanne) of Gulf Breeze, Fl, Karen Wolff (Mayor Pete Wolff III) of Evergreen, Al.
A visitation will be held at Pensacola Memorial Gardens Funeral Home on Thursday, September 23, 2021 from 10:30am until the service begins at 11am.

  1. My few visits with my Aunt Helene, we would hug warmly; then he would back away and allow my aunt and me to fall into each other’s arms and talk. He stayed in the background, smiling. That’s how I will remember him; smiling as his beloved Helene goes about the day. I will miss him.

  2. Pat kirchharr says:

    Helene, I’m so sorry to hear this news ! May God comfort you at this time . You had a good , long life together and lots of memories to hold on to. God bless you and your family at this time .

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