Noel Ernest Galloway Jr.

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Noel Ernest Galloway Jr., 81, of Elizabethtown, died Saturday, May 24, 2014, at Kensington Center.

He was born Oct. 24, 1932, in Rosedale, now part of Beaumont, Texas, and was a member of Tunnel Hill Baptist Church, where he was Deacon Emeritus, Sunday school teacher, choir member and former trustee. He retired from Mobil Oil Corp. after 31 years and served in U.S. Naval Air Force as an instrument flight instructor during the Korean War.

He was a Boy Scouts of America Life Scout, former American Red Cross first aid instructor, member of Minooka, Illinois, Fire Department, former Salvation Army Board member, member of the Heart of Kentucky Men's Chorus, charter member of Lincoln Trail Homebuilders and former Brown-Pusey House board member.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Ernest and Helen Galloway; and two brothers; Thomas Galloway and Frank Galloway and his wife Mary Leo.

He is survived by his wife of more than 62 years, Margaret Galloway; a sister-in-law, Maxine Galloway of Tyler, Texas; a daughter, Virginia Galloway of Houston; four sons, Carl (Patsy) of Austin, Texas, Joseph (Claudia) and Daniel of Elizabethtown, and Patrick (Vivian) of Louisville; eight grandchildren, Elizabeth Galloway, Lydia Miller, John and James Galloway, Jeanetta and Paula Burnett, Claudia Black, Carlos Carrillo; four special grandchildren, Brittany Hawkins, Rachel Brangers, Allison Armstrong and Brandon Buchanan; two great-grandchildren,Addison Mae Black and Eli Charles McWilliams; and several nieces, nephews and special friends, Tunnel Hill Baptist Church family; and Sam Brangers, Jarvis Burton and Harry Noble.

Services are at a later date.

Brown Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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Published in The News-Enterprise on May 26, 2014
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