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Everett (Ray) Galloway

February 28, 1921 ~ July 26, 2020 (age 99)

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Everett (Ray) Galloway, 99, of Logansport passed away at 5:50 p.m., Sunday July 26, 2020, at Millers Merry Manor in Logansport.

Born February 28, 1921, in Logansport, he was the son of the late Horace L. and Margarette (Dunkin) Galloway.

Ray was a 1939 graduate of Logansport High School. He was a WWII U.S. Army Air Corps veteran who served in the South Pacific. He was the radio operator and waist gunner on a B24 Liberator bomber.

On Jun 15, 1946 he married Mildred E. Schmidt. She preceded in him in death on Feb. 21, 1994. On Sept. 15, 1995, he married Rita Fitz who preceded him in death on Oct. 28, 2013.

Ray was a retired switchman from General Telephone Company.

He was an avid audiophile. He enjoyed recording big band music and corresponding with other music buffs all over the world. He also enjoyed metal detecting in his spare time.

Survivors include his son, Terry Galloway (Linda) Galloway of South Carolina; and grandchildren, Kristy Galloway and Alissa Galloway of South Carolina.

Ray was preceded in death by one sister, Gertrude Haggard.

The service will be at 1 p.m. on Friday July 31, 2020, with visitation from 12:00 noon to 1:00 p.m. at Kroeger Funeral Home. Chaplain Larry Phillips will officiate.

Interment, with military honors, will be in Mount Hope Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the VFW Post 3790, 1023 Erie Avenue, Logansport, 46947.

 

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Services

Visitation
Friday
July 31, 2020

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Kroeger Funeral Home
711 East Market Street
Logansport, IN 46947

Funeral Service
Friday
July 31, 2020

1:00 PM
Kroeger Funeral Home
711 East Market Street
Logansport, IN 46947

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