Funeral services for Robert J. Salton, 76, of Jay Street, Ogdensburg will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015 at the Fox & Murray Funeral Home, with Rev. Walter Smith officiating.
Burial with military honors will follow the service at White Church Cemetery.
Calling hours will be Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015 from 4 to 6 p.m. at the funeral home.
Mr. Salton passed away Thursday, Nov. 26, 2015 at his home, with his family by his side.
Surviving is his daughter, Lori (Greg) Sharland; a brother, Bernard Salton; grandchildren Brittany (Jacob) Thornton and Brandy Sharland; great-granddaughter Blaire Thorton; step-mother Doris Salton, all of Ogdensburg; along with several nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was predeceased by his parents Violet and Raymond; his wife Lucy; and a son Randy Salton.
Bob was born March 11, 1939 in Brentwood, a son of the late Raymond and Violet (Hargrave) Salton.
He graduated from OFA in 1956, and entered the US Airforce from 1962 to 1964.
He later married Lucy Perry Sept. 2, 1964.
In 1963 he began his career as a social worker at the Rockland State Hospital and later relocated to the St. Lawrence Psychiatric Center until 1995, when he retired.
He enjoyed bowling, gardening, crossword puzzles, camping, cooking, lawn care and spending time with his children and grandchildren.
Memorial contributions can be made to Hospice of St. Lawrence Valley, US Hwy 11, Potsdam, NY 13676; Nevin Memorial Church Pinegrove & Chipman Road, Lisbon, NY 13658; or the St. Lawrence County SPCA, 6718 NY-68, Ogdensburg, NY 13669.
Condolences can also be shared online at www.foxandmurrayfuneralhome.com.