Marion- Robert Lee Galloway, age 80, of Marion, passed away on Thanksgiving Day 2018, while visiting Florida for the winter, with his wife- Teresa (Green) Galloway.
Bob was born on March 17, 1938 in Pittsburg, Illinois, the son of Walter and Lela (Tyler) Galloway. He married Beverly Lynn Finney in Corinth, Mississippi on June 3, 1958. She preceded him in death on May 30, 2012 after 54 years of marriage. He later married Teresa Green at their rural Thompsonville home on October 5, 2018. She survives.
Bob and Beverly owned and operated Galloway Construction for many years. Bob was a proud United States Navy Veteran.
Bob had many friends in Florida at the Lake Toho Resort as well as in Southern Illinois. He was a kind, happy soul who loved to cook and make people happy with his gourmet recipes. He lived life to the fullest with no regrets.
Bob will be missed by all the many special people in his life, including-
Shawn Galloway- owner and operator of Galloway Construction
Larry and Karen Jones
Donna and Dave Hamilton
Numerous nieces and nephews
His loving wife and new family- Teresa Galloway, children and grandchildren
He was preceded in death by his parents and first wife- Beverly.
Funeral services will be held at 1pm on Friday, November 30, 2018 at Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home in Marion with Rev. Ivan Ryan officiating. Burial will follow at Mt. Zion Cemetery where military honors will be conducted. A time of visitation will be held from 10am until 1pm on Friday, November 30, 2018 at Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home.
For those who prefer, memorial donations may be made to the Parkinson’s Foundation. Envelopes will be available and accepted at Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home; 800 N Market Street; Marion, IL 62959. For more information, or to sign the online guest register, please visit www.hughesfuneralhomes.com