James Thomas “Tommy” Galloway 77, of North Old Pendleton Road, husband of the late Dororthy Mason Galloway, passed away Friday, October 27, 2023.
Born in Liberty, SC, he was a son of the late T.L. Gaines and Hattie Mae Galloway.
Tommy was the owner and operator of Carpet Corral in Easley. He enjoyed riding his golf cart, spending time with his grandchildren and enjoyed the outdoors. He was a US Army Veteran of the Vietnam War where he received several medals including the National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, The Bronze Star Award, Good Conduct Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Meritorious Unit Citation, and an Expert Rifle (M-14).
Surviving are his stepchildren, Debra Simpson (Lane) and Danny Cochran (Suzie); grandchildren, Joey Cochran (Courtney), who Tommy raised as his son, Robbie Boggs and Brad Boggs (Michelle); great grandchildren, Alyssa Barlet (Austin) and Fenway Cochran (his two best friends); a great-great granddaughter, Adalynn Barlet; a nephew special to Tommy, Trin McAlister; a sister, Linda Fay Beattie; and nephews, David and Kenneth Beattie.
In addition to his wife and parents, he was predeceased by a stepdaughter, Patti Boggs, stepson, Chuckie Cochran, and brothers, Roy, Hal and Bill Galloway.
The family will receive friends Monday, November 6, 2023, from 12:00 PM until 1:00 PM at Robinson Funeral Home-Downtown. Burial will be in M.J. “Dolly” Cooper Veterans Cemetery in Anderson.
Flowers will be accepted, or memorials may be made the Veterans Administration.
Visit RobinsonFuneralHomes.com or Robinson Funeral Home and Crematory-Downtown, Easley.