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James N."Greasy" Galloway


James N. “Greasy” Galloway, of Brevard, passed away April 9, 2016, at Transylvania Regional Hospital with family members by his side.

He was born in Jackson County July 5, 1924, to the late Cornelius Galloway and Marie Galloway Meece. He moved to Transylvania County at the age of 16. He retired from the N.C. Department of Transpor-tation after 28 years of service. He also worked with many of the local farmers.

He is preceded in death by an infant son, Travis Ronnie; brothers, Clinton, Lewis, Floyd, Doyle, Lester and Boyd Galloway; and sisters Louise Cody and Helen Fowler.

He is survived by his wife of 70 years Ophelia Chappell Galloway; daughters, Gladys (J.D.) Owen, of Brevard, Deloris (Edward) McCall, of Pisgah Forest, Carolyn Berkshire, of Brevard, Evelyn Owen, of Brevard and Lisa Faye (Melvin) Francis, of Six Mile, S.C .; sons, Charles (Marie) Galloway, of Grove Town, Ga., Carl (Charlene) Galloway, of Cedar Mountain, Stanley (Pat) Galloway, of Lake Toxaway and John Earl (Diane) Galloway, of Brevard; brother, Harold Galloway, of Rosman; sisters, Donna Vee Hamilton, of Brevard, Dorothy King, of Fayetteville and Carol Hannon, of Six Mile; 17 grandchildren, many great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; also many nieces and nephews. He was loved dearly by his family and friends.

Visitation will be Tuesday April 12, 2016 from 6-8 p.m. at the chapel of Moody Connolly Funeral Home.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, April 13, 2016, at 2 p.m. at the chapel of Moody Connolly Funeral Home. Rev. Benson Galloway is officiating.

Burial will follow at Mt. Moriah Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Mt. Moriah Cemetery Maintenance Fund, c/o Jimmy Whitmire, 806 Whitmire Road, Brevard, NC 28712, or Gladys Owen, 100 Raines Cove Lane, Brevard, NC 28712

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Moody-Connolly Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of the arrangements.


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