Clifford Leon Galloway

December 23, 1939 - January 3, 2022

12/23/1939 - 01/03/2022

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Cemetery
Thursday January 06, 2022
Creeksville Baptist Church
126 Jenkins Mill Road
Conway, NC 27820
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Visitation
Thursday January 06, 2022
Creeksville Baptist Church
126 Jenkins Mill Road
Conway, NC 27820
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Service
Thursday January 06, 2022
2:00 pm
Creeksville Baptist Church
126 Jenkins Mill Road
Conway, NC 27820
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CONWAY, NC – Clifford Leon Galloway, age 82, of Creeksville Road, passed away peacefully, on Monday, January 3, 2022 at his home surrounded by his family.

A native of Northampton County, Mr. Galloway was born on December 23, 1939 to Cliff and Edna Tillery Galloway in Pendleton, NC. Leon was a devoted member of Creeksville Baptist Church for 58 years, where he served in many different capacities, including serving as a Deacon, Adult Men’s Sunday School Teacher, Member of the Choir, and serving in the Brotherhood for many years. He was ALWAYS a Christian example to his family and friends. He cherished his family deeply, especially his wife, children and grandchildren. He loved his Lord and enjoyed nature. He felt closest to the Lord when he was outdoors. His hobbies included riding horses, cooking brunswick stew, cutting grass, and gardening. He was always working with his hands and enjoyed planting a big garden to share with his family, church family, and community. Leon was loved by many and will be greatly missed by all that knew him.

Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Estelle Vann, and his father-in-law, Jesse Hall, who treated him like his very own.

Left to cherish Leon’s memory is his beloved wife of sixty years, Sondra “Sonnie”, four daughters, Edna Vaughan and husband Keith of Seymour, TN, Sherry Storey of Conway, NC, Kimberly Thomas and husband Richard of Jackson, NC, and Wanda Galloway of Conway, NC; a son, Leon Galloway, Jr.and wife Brandy of Conway, NC; seven granddaughters, Danielle Greening and husband Nate, Amanda Dixon and husband Timmy, Tabitha Storey, Faith Stone and husband Sam, Leah Thomas, Brandy Salloum and husband Michael, and Morgan Taylor and husband Jon; five grandsons, Dustin Vaughan and wife Emily, Zebulon Thomas, Austin Davis and fiancé Mollie, Peyton Galloway, and Alex Galloway; ten great-granddaughters, Ellie Greening, Harper Vaughan, Kiersten Dixon, Bryleigh Dixon, Arrionna Benton, Myla Salloum, Paislee Davis, McKenzie Davis, Ava Taylor, and Ivy Taylor; five great-grandsons, Benjamin Greening, Hudson Vaughan, Rylan Dixon, Reagan Benton, and Axl Salloum; his mother-in-law, Annie Ruth Hall; three sisters, Frances Edwards, Marie Francis, and Ellen Vann; along with a host of nieces and nephews.

A celebration of life will be held on Thursday, January 6, 2022 at 2:00 pm at the Creeksville Baptist Church, the family will receive friends one hour prior from 1:00 until 1:45 pm in the Sanctuary and burial will follow in the church cemetery. Rev. Matt Ledbetter, Rev. Matt Miles, and son-in-law, Rev. Keith Vaughan will be officiating.

Flowers are welcome, or memorial contributions may be made to the Creeksville Baptist Church Brotherhood, 114 Jenkins Mill Rd, Conway, NC 27820, or online by clicking here

Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service – Rich Square Chapel is handling the arrangements for the Galloway family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting www.garrettsykesfs.com.

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Amy Taylor Blyth
11 months ago

I’m so sorry to hear of Leon’s passing. The family reunions are some of my fondest childhood memories. He will be missed and my prayers are with you all during this difficult time.

Celestia Kennedy
11 months ago

Edna, Sorry for your loss, may you know GOD’s peace that pass a all understanding at this time. Praying for you and your families ly.

Kylene Handard
11 months ago

So sorry for your loss. Prayers for the family

Clifton & Annette Ricks
11 months ago

So sorry to hear of Leon’s passing. Prayers for the family!!

Laneau Bryant Harrington
11 months ago

Please Lord,wrap your arms around this family and bring them peace!

Barbara and Freddie Outland
11 months ago

You are all in our thoughts and prayers.

Glynda Turner
11 months ago

Much love and Prayers for the family.

Mary Ann Massey
11 months ago

Edna, so sorry to hear of the home going of your Dad. My thoughts and prayers are with you and Keith as you go through this difficult.

Jeff& Angela Blanton
11 months ago

Kim, Wanda and family
I am so sorry to hear about Mr Leon passing . You all are in our thoughts and prayers

Debbie W Martin
11 months ago

Thoughts and prayers are with all the family …so sorry for your loss. In Sympathy Debbie and Stu Martin