David A Salters

February 24, 1964 ~ January 19, 2022 (age 57) 57 Years Old

David Salters Obituary

David Anthony Salters aka Salt was born on February 24, 1964, to Gerald and Mattie Salters, in Newark New Jersey. He attended the Orange Public School System and Graduated Orange High School 1983.  He briefly attended Kean University.

Salt as they affectionately called him, was tighter than a brother. to his friends.   He would give you the shirt off his back.   He would help anyone in need.  Most of his friends were considered family. Salt was the kind of person that would put people in front of himself.

 Salt was a diehard Minnesota Vikings and Portland Trailblazers’ fan. His favorite quote was “I am a Vikings fan to my last days' '.  (As you can tell).  Salt Loved Football, hot dogs, House Music., everything about the city of Orange and spending time with his “Honey Bunny”! 

Salt worked as a licensed pest control manager for many decades.  He trained many people in this field.  In his later years, he was a building maintenance engineer. He took pride in his work. 

On May 20, 1995, David Married his best friend, and soul mate Sharon Wilson. Together they raised Yakim (Bryan) Israel. He also raised Jermaine Hawkins (deceased), Vanessa Castor and James Pla Jr. as his own children.

He leaves to cherish his life his beloved wife Sharon, his son Yakim, daughter Leah, His three grandchildren, Hilkiah (Keyah), Judah, and Joy, his mother Mattie Salters, and sisters Patrice Jordan, Tanya Pla and Monica Scott, his brothers, Michael Salters, Gerald Salters Jr, Leonard Salters, and Thomas Scott.

His extended family consists of his brothers, Rudy Franklin, Will Johnson, Norman Roberts, Ed Scott, Derrick Brown, Edwin Davis, Thomas White, Damien Coleman (deceased), and sister Dawn Hester, his God Children Latoya Frazier, Iyeshia Franklin, Jaquil White and Jamaal Hoggar, and a host of family and friends.

He loved them all.

David Salters aka Salt had a heart of Gold, may his memory be eternal. 

                                                                                  Lovely Submitted by the Family

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January 27, 2022

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Emmanuel Church of Christ DOC
198 Summer Avenue
Newark, NJ 07104

Funeral Service
January 28, 2022

10:00 AM
Emmanuel Church of Christ DOC
198 Summer Avenue
Newark, NJ 07104

Interment following funeral service
January 28, 2022

Graceland Memorial Park
1900 Galloping Hill Rd
Kenilworth, NJ 07033


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