Roy “Sam” Salter, 80, of Salter Path, passed away Saturday, June 1, 2019, at the Crystal Coast Hospice House in Newport.

His service was Tuesday at Munden Funeral Home. Interment followed at Gethsemane Memorial Park.

Sam spent his life on the water as a commercial fisherman.

He is survived by his daughter, Angela Salter and companion Mike Tyndal of Salter Path; sons, Dean Salter and Charlie Ryder, both of the home, and Danny Salter and wife Lacy of Beaufort; sisters, Pansy Murdock of Wildwood, and Lavone Taylor and Bessie Long and husband Leslie, all of Morehead City; grandchildren, Joshua Salter and fiancée Haley Grant, Jack Salter and Sadie Salter; great-grandchildren, Finley Salter and Emma Sterling Salter; and family friend, Marlene Hyatt.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Mattie Salter; parents, Leroy and Minnie Salter; seven sisters; and four brothers.

Flowers are welcome.

Arrangements are by Munden Funeral Home & Crematory Inc. of Morehead City. Family and friends are welcome to submit online condolences at

 (Paid obituary)

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