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