September 29, 1946 ~ November 9, 2008
HUGHES SPRINGSFuneral services for James Mike Salter, 62, of Avinger will be Thursday, November 13, 2008 at 2:00 PM at First Baptist Church in Avinger with Bro. Bob Crowder, Bro. Glenn Griffith and Bro. Ervin Gould officiating. Burial will be at Cave Springs Cemetery in Linden under the direction of Reeder-Davis Funeral Home, Inc. Mr. Salter was born on September 29, 1946 in Chattanooga, TN and died on Sunday, November 9, 2008 at a Longview hospital. Mike served in the U.S. Navy and was a teacher in Texas Public Schools for 20 years. He was a deacon at First Baptist Church in Avinger and he loved serving our Lord by singing and helping others. Survivors include his wife of 36 years Brenda; three sons and one daughter-in-law Nick and Tracy Salter of Avinger, Josh Salter and Cody Salter both of New Braunfels; two brothers and sister-in-law Max and Jo Ann Salter and Don Salter both of Mount Pleasant. Mr. Salter will lie in state on Wednesday, November 12 at the funeral home and the family will receive friends from 6-8 PM. Memorial contributions can be made to The First Baptist Church in Avinger, TX.