NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla. - Clinton R. Galloway, 63, who has resided in North Fort Myers for the past ten years, died peacefully and surrounded by his family at 11:22 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013, at his daughter's home in Tampa, Fla.
He was born June 6, 1950, in Van Wert, Ohio, to Thomas Eugene Galloway, who survives, and the late Myrna Rose (Young).
Other survivors include sons: Jayme Galloway of Columbus, Ohio, and Chris Galloway of North Fort Myers; daughters: Sheri (Dave) Daeger and Deb (Norm) Dettrow, both of Van Wert, Angie Galloway of Tampa, Fla., Jessica (Todd) Ellis of Troy, Ohio; brother: Mark (Penny) Price of Payne, Ohio; sisters: Stephonie (Jon) Stewart of Crossville, Tenn., Kim (Woody) Woodard of North Fort Myers, Tammy (Tom) Bartz of Grover Hill, Ohio, and Bernetta (Scott) Geise of Fort Jennings, Ohio; eight grandchildren: Nick, Noah and Logan Daeger, Stacie (Matt) Couch, Brad (Macy Crooks) Dettrow, Liam Vazquez, Gabby and Gavin Ellis, and four great-grandchildren: Madison, Landen and Mackenzie Couch, Mylee Dettrow.
He was preceded in death by a sister: Tonya Bigham.
A former Chrysler employee, Clinton was an engineer in the automotive industry for over 30 years. He enjoyed fishing, camping and spending time with his family. He was a beloved father with wonderful smile and will be dearly missed. He was a member of Moose Lodge 2417, Buck Head Ridge, Okeechobee, Fla.
A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013, at Cowan & Son Funeral Home, Van Wert. The Rev. Steve Robinson of First Baptist Church will officiate. Burial will be in Ridge Cemetery Ridge Township. Calling hours are 1-3 p.m. on Saturday until time of service.
Preferred memorials are to the family or LifePath Hospice of Tampa, Fla.
Expressions of sympathy may be forwarded at: cowanfuneralhome.com.