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Hoyt Thurman Galloway


January 19, 2017

Hoyt Thurman Galloway, 88, of Brevard, passed away Monday, Jan. 16, 2017.

He was the son of the late Alga and Cumile Owen Galloway. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Eldon and Kenneth Galloway, and a sister, Thelma Owen.

Formerly of Hendersonville, he proudly served his country in the United States Air Force and was employed for many years by DuPont, where he retired in 1985.

Survivors include his loving wife of 64 years, Joyce Danielson Galloway; son, Mark Galloway, of Seymore, Tenn .; daughters, Sharon Humphreys and husband, Vic, of Atlanta, Ga., Elaine Canipe and husband, Joe, of Lincolnton, N.C. and Joy Osburn, of Hendersonville; brothers, L.C. “Shorty” Gallo-way and wife, Mildred, of Brevard, and Bert Galloway and wife, Mary, of Washington State; sisters, Wilma Galloway, of Brevard, Velma Lou Baynard, of Brevard and Elwyn Lance, of Brevard; nine grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

The Galloway family would like to give a sincere thank you to the WNC Baptist Retirement Home staff for the love and dedication to the family during this difficult time.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017, at Moody-Connolly Funeral Home.

Burial will follow in Blue Ridge Gardens of Memory.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the WNC Baptist Retire-ment Home, 213 Richmond Hill Dr., Asheville, NC 28806.

Online condolences may be left at

Moody-Connolly Funeral Home and Crematory is caring for the family.


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