Richard Galloway Sr., 1929-2017

Haverstock Funeral Home and Cremation Services, LaPorte, is handling the arrangements for Richard D. Galloway Sr., 88, of LaPorte, Indiana, who passed away Saturday December 2, 2017, at Indiana University Health LaPorte Hospital.

He was born March 6, 1929, in LaPorte County, Indiana, the son of Jesse Galloway and Ada (Stanage) Galloway.

Richard was a lifetime resident of LaPorte. He retired from Dye Plumbing and Heating in 1993 after serving 20 years as a service and installation expert. He was a veteran of the Army National Guard. Richard was a member of LaPorte Missionary Church, Excelsior Lodge 41 F&AM, American Legion and Fraternal Order of Eagles, all of LaPorte. 

On January 16, 1949, in LaPorte, he married Frances (Walter) Galloway, who preceded him in death December 15, 2003.

He is survived by his son, Richard (Joan) Galloway Jr. of Westville, IN; daughter, Rogenia (Tim) Carothers of Mishawaka, IN; 5 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; sister, Nancy Bush of Wisconsin; and his companion, Dora Carper of LaPorte, IN.
Richard was preceded in death by his parents; wife; nine brothers: Edward, Claude, Jack, Charles, Gene, Carl, Marion, Jesse, and Joe Galloway; and one sister, Mary Ingole.

Arrangements are being entrusted to Haverstock Funeral Home and Cremation Services, LaPorte, where the family will receive friends Thursday, Dec. 7, from 9 to 11 a.m. A life celebration will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home with Rev. Carl Galloway officiating. Interment will follow at Heckman Cemetery, LaPorte, Indiana.

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4 Responses to “Richard Galloway Sr., 1929-2017”

  1. bob

    Dec 04. 2017

    I was blessed knowing Richard , a very good man

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  2. Stacy Lawrence

    Dec 05. 2017

    My Uncle Dick was a great man, he will be greatly missed. Love you

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  3. Julie McKiel

    Dec 08. 2017

    Dick was our neighbor on H street for 30 yrs.
    A great loving & caring man. Loved many of his stories. He will be missed by many. My sincere condolences to Dora & his family

    Patrick & Julie McKiel

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  4. Martha Arney

    Dec 09. 2017

    Dick was a thoughtful and kind person, remember he would snow plow the sidewalks around the entire block for his neighbors. He will be missed by many. My condolences to his family.

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