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David Lyle Galland Obituary
POQUOSON - David Lyle "Dave" Galland, 74, a resident of Poquoson since 1973, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, February 12, 2014. He retired in 1986 as a Chief Master Sergeant in the U.S. Air Force after 25 years, serving during the Korean & Vietnam wars. He went on to work as a Dispatcher with the Poquoson Police Dept.; at Newport News Shipbuilding; as an investigator with DIS; and with the POMOCO Auto Group. Dave was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church and the Wesley Fellowship Class; the Poquoson Lions Club; and the American Legion Poquoson Post 273. Dave was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his loving wife of 39 years, Anne Forrest Galland; and sons, David B. Galland of Tucson, AZ, and Jeff Pauls of Poquoson. The family will receive friends Sunday, 12:30-1:30 PM, at Trinity United Methodist Church, immediately followed by a Celebration of Dave's life at the church at 1:30 PM by Rev. Charles R. Stacy and Rev. George T. Insley Jr. Burial will follow at Parklawn Memorial Park, Hampton, with full military honors. At other times, the family will be at the home. Memorial contributions may be made to Trinity United Methodist Church, 1294 Poquoson Ave., Poquoson, VA, 23662. Online condolences to claytorrollins.com . Claytor Rollins Funeral Home, Poquoson, is in charge of arrangements. "Dave was a loving husband, father, and friend to many, and will be missed by all."
Published in Daily Press on Feb. 14, 2014
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