William A. Galloway

William Almon Galloway, age 93, of Granville passed away at his home on Easter Sunday, April 12, 2009 following a short illness.

Almon was born on October 31, 1915 in Granville, the son of the late William and Eva (DeKalb) Galloway.

He was a graduate of Whitehall High School. He retired from the New York State Office of Agriculture and Markets where he was employed as a food inspector.

Almon was a veteran of World War II. He was a 1st Lt. in the Army Air Corp (1941-1945) and was an instructor at the Advanced Bombardier School in 1943. He was a member of the Penrhyn Engine & Hose Co, National Rifle Association, the Whitehall Grange and National Grange. He was a member of the North Granville United Methodist Church. Almon enjoyed playing cards, hunting, fishing and traveling throughout the United States.

Survivors are his wife of 57 years, Helen (Lipka) Galloway; a son Glenn Galloway and his companion, Jackie Jensen of Niskayuna, NY; three daughters: Bonnie Peterson and her husband Jory of Averill Park, Kay Galloway of Granville, and Gail Chamberlain of Whitehall. Also surviving are a brother, Arthur Galloway of Granville, and a sister, Anna Collins of Durham, N.C. In addition, Almon is survived by nine grandchildren: Coreen, Katelyn and Eric Chamberlain, Joel and Jory Peterson, Christopher, Brandon and Jessica Galloway and Gretchen (Rusty) Greer, five great grandchildren and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

A funeral service will be held on Friday, April 17, 2009 at 10 a.m. at the Robert M. King Funeral Home, 23 Church St. Granville with the Rev. Paul Dufford officiating. Friends may call on Thursday, April 16, 2009 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Washington County Hospice or the North Granville Methodist Church.



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