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Eugene T Salmond, Jr
July 14, 1958 ~ June 6, 2023 (age 64) 64 Years Old
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Service will be live streamed at 10am on S.L. McLaughlin Funeral Home Facebook page.
Eugene T. Salmond Jr., affectionately known as “Gene”, was born in 1958 in Bethune, South Carolina. At a young age, his family relocated to Albany where he went to school. He started working at Tobin Packing company then went on to a long tenure at the NYS Education Dept & Rayben Enterprises until his health started to decline. Gene was a kind, soft-spoken gentleman that loved his jewelry, clothes & his cars along with his family! He was definitely a Mama’s Boy!
Gene leaves to mourn his father, Eugene T. Salmond Sr., his fiancée & life partner, Arub Lewis; two daughters, Lashay (Reginald) & Hope(Terrill) Hopkins; stepchildren: Nia-Aliyyah Lewis, Nayyirah-Tarub Lewis, Najla Lewis & Ayyub Lewis; godchildren: My'jeleek Lewis & Marciquie Salmond; grandchildren: Rhyan Thompson, Teagan Hopkins, Tahiry Hopkins, Natiri “Bella”Hunter & Kevin Jones; siblings: Sheila Robinson, Thaddis (Ruby) Salmond, Jane Murray, Shawn (Betty) Salmond, Sr., Kyle (Kirk) Kinsele, and Mamie Reed. Nieces: Monique Salmond, Tienasha (Brian) Scott, Bobbie (Michael) Murray, Monica (Raequan) Brown, Marciquie (Zachary) Salmond, Laquasia Turner, Shaquna Turner, Thaisa Salmond, Stenzia Salmond. Nephews: Orlando Thompson, Dayshawn Turner, Rasheem Robinson, Lewis (Jami) Jackson, Samir Salmond, Nisir Salmond, Avante Salmond, Shawn Salmond Jr., Jordan Salmond, and Xavier Salmond. Uncle: Bennie (Ethel) Mackey. Gene was predeceased by his loving mother, Ruth A. Pounds & his sister, Sarah A. Thompson.
Family and friends are invited to a final viewing on Saturday, June 17th, 2023 at S L Mclaughlin Funeral Home. (Address) Viewing is from 10am- 11am, with graveside ceremony immediately following. “