Crab Orchard- Kenneth Dale Galloway, 65, of Crab Orchard, passed away at 7:05 AM, Thursday, June 27, 2019 at his home surrounded by his family.
Dale was born on August 23, 1953 in Crab Orchard to Walter and Margie Louise (McDonald) Galloway.
He was a skilled auto body technician who retired from the Marion Ford garage where he was a body man and painter. He also owned his own car lot in Energy, Energy Auto Sales. He enjoyed the outdoors and was either gardening, painting or mowing the lawn in his spare time. He liked taking things and recycling them into something else by rearranging them or painting them to look different. He also liked trinkets, things he bought just because they were pretty to look at and he displayed them in and around his house. He was a wonderful caregiver to his mother, whom he lived with until her death.
He is survived by-
Brother- Darryl Galloway of Crab Orchard
Sister- Elaine Dunn and husband Patrick of Crab Orchard
Special nieces and nephews and many great nieces and nephews
His beloved little dog- “Russell”
He was preceded in death by his parents.
The funeral service will be held at 1:00 PM, Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home in Marion. Rev. Eric Holmes will officiate. Burial will follow at Ferrell Cemetery south of Crab Orchard. Visitation will be from 11:00 AM until time of service, Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home in Marion.
Memorial donations are suggested to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital and will be accepted at Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home/ 800 N. Market/ Marion, IL 62959. For more information or to sign the memorial guest register, please visit www.hughesfuneralhomes.com.