Allen “Reid” Salisbury

Allen “Reid” Salisbury, 63, of Des Moines, Iowa, passed away in the peace of his home on March 11, 2020.
Allen Reid Salisbury was born on February 12, 1957 in Des Moines, Iowa; he was the son of Allen Booth and Lula Pauline (Evers) Salisbury.

Allen graduated from Missouri Military Academy. Allen was united in marriage to Renee Perdue and they were blessed with five wonderful children. They later divorced but remained friends. He worked as a Heavy Equipment Operator his entire career. Allen enjoyed country music, camping, coin collecting, metal detecting, cars, and motorcycles (1947 Harley Davidson Knucklehead). His favorite times were with his kids and grandkids at family gatherings.

Left to cherish his memory is his mother, Lula Salisbury; ex-wife, Renee Jean Salisbury; children, Allen Reid (Lexxis) Salisbury, Christopher Reid (Paula) Salisbury, Gregory Reid Salisbury, Robert Reid (Kaylee) Salisbury, and Amber Jean (Lenny Wilson) Salisbury-Wilson; 22 grandchildren; siblings, Kathy Salisbury, Laurie Salisbury Meyer, and Paul (Tina) Salisbury; two nephews, two grandnephews and two grandnieces.

In death Allen rejoins his father, Allen Booth Salisbury; grandparents, Allen and Blanch Salisbury and Clifton and Hazel Evers.


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