November 3, 1946 ~ May 31, 2020

Born in: Little Rock, Arkansas
Resided in: Owensboro, Kentucky

James E. Galloway, 73, of Owensboro passed away Sunday, May 31, 2020 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born in Little Rock, Arkansas on November 3, 1946 to the late Hazel Mae Atkins Capps and Earl E. Galloway. James was retired from Hickory Springs MFG and Galloway’s Plumbing. He enjoyed cars, especially restoring them, hunting, and fishing.

Along with his parents, James was preceded in death by his brother, Dennis Galloway; his sisters, Evelyn Cummings, and Nona Irvine.

James is survived by his wife of 51 years, Julia Cooper Galloway; his children, Darrell (Lisa) Galloway, Ronnie (Donna) Galloway, Angie (Greg) Roby; his grandchildren, Dalton, Whitney, Mallory, Christian, Jessica, and James; and his sister, Cathy (Steve) Cruz.

Services will be 11:00 am Thursday, June 4, 2020 at Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory. Visitation will be from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm Wednesday, and again from 9:00 am until time of service Thursday at the funeral home.

Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory is both honored and privileged to be entrusted with the care of Mr. Galloway. Share your messages of condolence with the family of James E. Galloway and sign his virtual guest book by going to www.haleymcginnis.com.

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  1. Deepest sympathies for the loss of your father. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.

  2. My heart hurts💔💔💔. You were so Loved by your Alabama family. You will be missed so much. Praying for Julia and the rest if the family. 🙏🙏🙏 Love yall💖

  3. Angie,

    I am so sorry for your loss. I know how much your dad meant you. I will be sending you extra hugs and prayers. Love you

    Mrs. Galloway,

    I am so sorry for your loss. I am saying extra prayers for you during this difficult time.

    Chris, Jessie, and James,

    Kate and I are praying for you all. We know you loved your pawpaw so much. We will be thinking about you all during this time. We love you.

  4. Sorry for your loss. He was such a great man and a wonderful cousin. We will miss him very much.

  5. Deepest sympathy for you. I loved visiting with you when you came to Benton and we all got together. David and I will keep you in our prayers. James is up in Heaven with Papa Elzie and Earl looking at cars and tractors and having fun. Love you and big hugs to you.

  6. Ralph & Bonnie Kays

    We are so sorry for your loss. James was a very good man. We will keep you all in our prayers.
    Love you all.

  7. Our family has grown to love& appreciate the Galloways for many years and all of them have that same servant heart as James did. I know he even showed up to help at New Life Church just because Ronnie was helping us fix and remodel. Our hearts hurt hearing the news of his death, but we know his faith in Jesus allows him to live like never before with his family, and even more importantly, in the presence of God. We are thinking about and praying for you all.
    – Kurt, Tisha, Karlee & Gracie

  8. May the love of those around you, help you through the days ahead.
    Lean on your friends for strength, and always remember how much you are cared about.

    Remember that now the most amazing Angel will ride with you always.

    Our friend, we are thinking about you each and every day. Let us know if you need anything.

  9. Julia
    I’m so sorry for your loss. I will be praying for you and your family.
    Even though we don’t see each other very often, I think of you and love you my sweet cousin.

  10. Pops i am sure going to miss those hugs of yours. You will always be in my heart. Im going to miss you very much

  11. Dear Angie, Greg, Jessie, and James,

    I thoughts and prayers are with you. We are so sorry for your loss. May your memories surround you in love.

    Susan, Luke and Gabe Davenport

  12. We were so sad to hear about James! He was Sonnys Cousin but felt as though he was mine too. He was Family! He was the sweetest, and kindest. We will miss him. Prayers to all who loved him!!!

  13. Ronnie, Donna, Whitney, Mallory,
    So sorry to learn of the passing of your dad & Papaw. It is so sad to lose someone you love so much. I pray the the wonderful memories you have will ease your grief in the days and weeks to come. I will always believe my Galloway family is a part of your Galloway family. My thoughts and prayers are for all your family. God bless.
    Marilyn Van Winkle (Mimi)

  14. We are praying for the whole family so sorry for the loss of a great man Uncle James you will be missed

  15. To the Galloway Family
    So sad for the loss of a great man I will always remember him we will miss you Uncle James

  16. I’m so sorry for your loss. I always knew Uncle James was good for some laughs. He would smile and it was contagious. I pray that God keep each and everyone of you during this time. He was a good man who was loved by many. And will be missed by many. Prayers for you all today for God’s strength and peace. Love to all.

  17. Cindy & I were so sorry to hear about Pops, our thoughts & prayers are with the family. God Bless.

  18. Our thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family during this time. We hope the memories give you comfort during this time. Consider this a needed hug. Ronnie you have been a great friend through the years. Call us if you need anything.
    Mark and Molly Rhinerson

  19. Ronnie, I am so sorry about your Dad! You and the family have all have been in my thoughts and prayers.

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