Dr. Christopher William Galbreath, 52, of New Whiteland, passed away Sunday, Aug. 11, 2013 at his residence surrounded by family.
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Chris was born May 15, 1961 in Ann Arbor, Mich., to Bill and Carol (Graft) Galbreath. He was a U.S. Coast Guard veteran, serving his country from 1984 to 1990. He married Dawn Smith Oct. 25, 2000 in Indianapolis. He graduated from Purdue University in 1996 with a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine degree with high honors.
Chris had a passion for caring for animals and was honored to be part of the Bean Blossom Animal Clinic family for six years. He cherished time with his family and loved fishing with Joshua. He enjoyed true worship and serving his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.
Survivors include his wife, Dawn Galbreath; a son, Joshua L.T. Galbreath of New Whiteland; step-daughters, Hannah Johnson of New Whiteland and Mariah Johnson of Phoenix, Ariz.; his mother, Carol Galbreath of Winchester; his father, Bill Galbreath of Richmond; and brother, Jeremy Galbreath of Perth, Australia.
A Celebration of Life service is 3 p.m. Saturday at Grace Assembly of God Church, 6822 U.S. Hwy. 31 North, Whiteland.
Visitation is one hour before service time Saturday at the church. Jessen Funeral Home, Whiteland, is in charge of arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, a college savings account has been established for Joshua; donations may be made payable to Edward Jones Investments with Joshua Galbreath in the memo line and mailed to 502 Main St., Beech Grove, Ind. 46107.
Jessen Funeral Home
729 N US 31
Whiteland, IN 46184
Published in the Winchester News-Gazette on Aug. 15, 2013