Homer Galloway Jr.

May 14, 2014

1929 — 2014

CANTON — Joseph Homer Galloway, Jr. age 84, passed away Tuesday, May 13, 2014, at Ivy Springs Manor in Buford, Georgia.

A native of Henderson County, he was the son of the late Joseph Homer and Viola Rogers Galloway. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Maxine Rhinehart Galloway, who died in 2002.  He retired from Champion International with 38 years of service as a paper inspector and was past president of Smoky Mountain Local 507 for several years.  Homer and his wife were owners of Galloway’s Country Store for many years.  He was a United States Army veteran.

He is survived by a daughter, Belinda Allen, of Buford, Georgia; a son, Ricky Galloway, and his wife, Kelly, of Ellijay, Georgia; four grandchildren, Amanda Galloway Hudson, Morgan, Tyler and Brody Allen; and two great-grandchildren, Brady and Finley Hudson.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 17,  at the Canton Chapel of Wells Funeral Home with the Rev. Dr. Roy Kilby and Gerry Smith officiating. Burial will follow at Crawford/Ray Memorial Gardens.  The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

For those who desire, an online memorial register is available at www.wellsfuneralhome.com.

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