Lawrence Edward Gallup
MANSFIELD: Lawrence Edward Gallup, 58, died Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at Stein Hospice Care Center in Sandusky, Ohio. He was born on November 9, 1954 in Ft. Leavenworth, KS to Colonel Samuel Charles Gallup and Juanita Gallup. Lawrence is the third child of seven siblings. On October 16, 2010 he married the former Laurie B. Pfeiffer of Oak Harbor, Ohio and she survives. Lawrence served his Country in the United States Army as a Preventative Med Specialist, and then went on to graduate from The University of Toledo, where he received his bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering. He worked and resided for the majority of his life in Mansfield, Ohio were he raised his three sons, worked as a Health and Safety Engineer and was owner of LE&E Construction. Lawrence was a faithful servant to the Lord, partaking in missions, prison ministries, and counseling and had a great love for the outdoors. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and traveling but above all, loved his faith and family.
He is survived by his loving family ~ children, Lawrence Gallup (Jennifer) of Mansfield, OH, Austin Gallup (Ashley) of Mansfield, OH, and Jonathan (Christie) Gallup of Punta Gorda, FL, stepdaughter, Josie Minton of Marblehead OH; grandchildren, Chandler and Terrin Gallup of Punta Gorda, FL; sister, Louise (Stuart) Gallup-Roholt of Texas; brothers, Christopher Gallup Carson, NM, William (Shannon) Gallup Rossford, OH, and Thomas (Megan) Gallup Sylvania, OH along with nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Elizabeth Gallup; and brother, Marvin Gallup.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, February 23, 2013 at 12:00 p.m. at the Ontario Home of Wappner Funeral Directors, 100 S. Lexington-Springmill Rd., Ontario. Friends may call one hour prior to the service from 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
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