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Franklin Leroy Galloway

September 13, 1938 — October 28, 2019

Franklin Leroy Galloway


Franklin Leroy "Red" Galloway, age 81, passed away Monday, October 28, 2019 after a period of declining health. Leroy was born on September 13, 1938 to the late Mr. and Mrs. Wayne and Josephine (Kimsey) Galloway in Towns County, Georgia. He was a member of  McConnell Memorial Baptist Church. Leroy was a builder by trade, mastering his craft handed down from his father and grandfather.  He was meticulous about his work and people knew and respected that. He was consistent in demeanor - "Same ole' Leroy everytime". Leroy was an avid coon hunter and trout fisherman. He loved gardening and always grew enough tomatoes to feed the neighborhood.  Leroy was well known around town and a friend to all.  He loved his family, was an amazing father and grandfather, as well as a devoted husband to the late Mrs. Norma Jean. 
Leroy is preceded in death by his parents Wayne and Josephine Galloway, wife Norma Jean (Hughes) Galloway, and his brother Meredith "Harvey" Galloway. He leaves behind daughters Penny (Don) Lloyd and Janine Gilfilian; son Chris (Cenlya) Galloway; grandchildren Brittany Lloyd Harrison, Brandon Lloyd, Corbin Gilfilian, Carly Gilfilian, Cara Miner and Casey Galloway; four great-grandchildren; sister Karen Burdine and many loving extended family and friends. 
Visitation: Tuesday, October 29, 2019 6:00-8:00P at Banister Funeral Home 
Service: Wednesday, October 30, 2019 at 1:00PM in the chapel of Banister Funeral Home with Rev. Danny Byers officiating.
Interment to follow in the Old Union Cemetery.
The following gentlemen proudly serving as pallbearers: Don Lloyd, Brandon Lloyd, Casey Galloway, Corbin Gilfilian, Stan Gilfilian and Michael Denton. 
In Lieu of flowers donations may be made to Alzheimer's Association by visiting their website https://www.alz.org/nca/donate or mailing to Alzheimer's Association National Capital Area Chapter
8180 Greensboro Drive, Suite 400
McLean, VA 22102
Banister Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for Mr. Leroy Galloway. 

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Visitation

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

6:00 - 8:00pm

Banister-Cooper Funeral Home

678 N Main St, Hiawassee, GA 30546

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Starts at 1:00pm

Banister-Cooper Funeral Home

678 N Main St, Hiawassee, GA 30546

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Interment following funeral service

Old Union Baptist Church

Young Harris, GA

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