Salsman, Aaron Leon ?Doc,? 73, of St. Petersburg, died Sunday August 27, 2000 at Northside Hospital and Heart Institute under Hospice care. Born in Pleasure Ridge Park, KY, he came here in 1961 from Louisville, KY. He was a Plastering Contractor and had owned and operated AKC Plastering in Sarasota, FL. He had served in the Army and was a Member of American Legion Post #104 in Pinellas Park. Survivors include his wife of 55 years, ?Nita;? two sons: Charles and Terry, both of St. Petersburg; two daughters: Alma Robbins, Seminole, FL; and Bonita Paquette, St. Petersburg; one brother: Sam, Nipomo, CA; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Hospice of the Florida Suncoast, 300 East Bay Drive, Largo, FL 33770. Anderson-McQueen Funeral Homes & Cremation Tribute Center-McLeod Chapel, St. Petersburg.