Thomas "Bill" William Galloway

Wednesday, November 18th, 1936 - Wednesday, August 28th, 2019
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Thomas William “Bill” Galloway, age 82, of Rosman, NC, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, August 28, 2019.

He was the son of the late E.R. and Bobbie Galloway. He was preceded in death by his siblings, Charles Elam, Scott, Jovhenell, Hilda, and Roscoe.

Bill was a native of Transylvania County and attended Berea College in KY. He also served in the Air-Force. He was a long-time Postmaster of Rosman, NC. He began his commission in the postal service under President Eisenhower and retired under President Clinton. He was a faithful member and long-time deacon of Zion Baptist Church. For many years, Bill owned and operated Bill’s Bookkeeping and Tax Service.

Bill is survived by the love of his life, his wife of 62 years, Marvita Galloway, one sister, Madrie McRainey, children, Billy and wife Vickie Galloway, Sherry and husband James Fendley, Heidi Galloway, Candace and husband Alton Newman, grandchildren, Michael and wife Monica King, Ashley and husband Derek Starkey, Megan and husband Alan Arthur, Jacob and Olivia Gainsborg, Colton and Brayden Newman, 6 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

He led a life of service to his community and family and leaves a legacy of love and kindness.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Zion Baptist Church food pantry, PO Box 38, Rosman, NC 28772.

Funeral services will be held 2pm, Saturday, August 31, 2019 at Zion Baptist Church with the Revs. Dan Dillinger, Don Johnson and Tommy Madden officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Interment will follow the service in Blue Ridge Gardens of Memory with military honors conducted by the Transylvania County Honor Guard.

Online condolences may be left at

Moody-Connolly Funeral Home, 181 S. Caldwell Street, Brevard, NC 28712.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Saturday, August 31st, 2019 | 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Saturday, August 31st, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Zion Baptist Church
    Main St
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  • Service

    Saturday, August 31st, 2019 | 2:00pm
    Saturday, August 31st, 2019 2:00pm
    Zion Baptist Church
    Main St
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  • Interment

    Saturday, August 31st, 2019 |
    Saturday, August 31st, 2019
    Blue Ridge Gardens of Memory
    994 Hendersonville Hwy.
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Mildred Anne & Lee Roy Landreth

Posted at 09:01pm
Marveta, I am so sorry to hear that you have lost Bill. I have a lot of good memories of you when I was growing up. You always seemed like the perfect couple. Lee Roy and I will be praying for you and your children.

anita chapman

Posted at 04:11pm
So sorry to hear about Bill. Worked with him at Rosman Post Office. Prayers for the family. Anita Chapman

Terry and Emily Starkey

Posted at 03:05pm
Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
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Belinda Lindsay

Posted at 10:08am
Bill was always so kind and lots of fun. Loved both him and Marveta, our kids spent a lot of time together so we saw each other often, He will be missed by many. Prayers of comfort for all the family. Bruce and Belinda Lindsay

Mickey (Thomas)

Posted at 07:52pm
Hoping you all find comfort in each other and in the tender memories of a beautiful life. My love to you all.
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