Salvatore S. DeMicco, a longtime resident of Riverside, CA, born August 28, 1940, passed away June 22, 2021 at the age of 80. He was diagnosed with Covid in January and was hospitalized for the last 5 months. Sam was born in the small mining town of Hepzibah, WV to Tony and Rosa Perri DeMicco. He is survived by his loving wife, Rosalind Maiocco DeMicco, 4 children, Gerald (Jay) DeMicco and his wife Susan, Donna Valenzuela and her husband Steve, Tracy Sigler and her husband David, and John (Tony) DeMicco and his wife Marlena; 10 grandchildren, and 9 great grandchildren. Sam is also survived by 2 brothers, Anthony DeMicco and his wife Mary of Mount Clare, WV and Michael DeMicco and his wife Terri of Rivesville, WV, and a sister, Clara Fuscaldo of Clarksburg, WV. He graduated in June 1958 from Victory High School, Clarksburg, WV and entered the Air Force after graduation. He was discharged from active duty September 6, 1962 from March Air Force Base, Riverside, CA. Sam obtained an Associated Arts Degree from Riverside City College. He was hired into the Riverside Police Department in 1964, promoted to Detective 4/71, and became Sergeant 8/76. Sam had no favorite position, he liked them all, worked as patrolman, motors, communications, and detective. At one time Sam served as Treasurer of the Board, working on negotiations and life insurance plans. Sam enjoyed many hobbies including camping in his RV, square dancing for over 20 years, cruising and bowling. He was a member of St. Thomas Catholic Church for 52 years, bowled on the church league for many years, worked church festivals, and for over 10 years devoted his time to delivering Meals on Wheels as a church volunteer committee member.