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George Washington Galloway Jr, MD

Obituary Date: Thursday, March 19, 2020

Dr. George Washington Galloway Jr., MD, age 86, of Sautee-Nacoochee, GA went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, March 19, 2020. 

Dr. Galloway was born in Riceville, TN on April 13, 1933 to the late George Washington Sr. and Gladys Moore Galloway.  Dr. Galloway graduated from the University of Tennessee in September of 1958.  His love for patients and medicine spanned more than six decades.  The place he served longest would be Kennestone Hospital in Marietta where he served as the Medical Director for the Emergency Department for more than thirty years. 

Outside of practicing medicine Dr. Galloway loved WWE Wrestling and stock car racing.  He served on the board of directors during the foundation of the Rockingham Motor Speedway in Rockingham, NC.  Dr. Galloway was also an avid fisherman.  He deeply loved his family and will be greatly missed by his grandchildren who affectionately called him “Pop”. 

Survivors include his wife Sylvia Ann Holton Galloway, Sautee-Nacoochee; children Sidney and Kim Galloway, Oviedo, FL, Melanie Galloway, Los Angeles, CA, Suzanne and John Fox, Brevard, NC, John and Jennifer Galloway, Marietta, and Julie and Jon Estes, Cleveland, GA; stepchildren Timothy DeWitt, Punta Gorda, FL; Sherri Vaughn, Crestview, FL, and Lance and Christine DeWitt, Sarasota, FL; brother and sister-in-law Dr. Richard Eugene and Anne Galloway, Elizabethtown, TN; grandchildren Sidney and Carly Galloway, Ian and Brittney Galloway, Andrew Galloway, Parker Galloway, Jensen Galloway, Caroline Galloway, Sarah Jean Estes, Jonathan Estes, Hannah Estes, Andrew and Stacey DeWitt, Kaili Vaughn, Aarron and Skyra Simoneaux, Annalea Kelley, and Lilly Kelley; great-grandchildren Grace Galloway, Sophia Galloway, Luke Galloway, Ben Galloway, Alyvia Boules, Julia Jones, William Jones, Anthony Simoneaux and Renezmae Simoneaux.   

A memorial service for friends and family to honor Dr. Galloway’s life will be scheduled at a later date.

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