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Charles Edward Galloway, Sr.

d. July 30, 2021


Charles Edward Galloway, Sr., of Covington, passed away Friday, July 30, 2021, at the age of 90. Mr. Galloway was a proud patriot, serving in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He enjoyed being out in his garden tending to it. Mr. Galloway loved his birds, Ollie and Molly, and his 3 cats. He had a big heart for his family, and loved talking to his sister, Christine.  Mr. Galloway adored his wife. He enjoyed spending quality time with her and his five children. He was preceded in death by his parents, Grace and Orell Galloway, Sr.; and brother, Orell “Buddy” Gallloway, Jr.

Mr. Galloway is survived by his wife of 34 years, Bessie Kate Galloway; daughter, Marsha Malench (Tom); sons, Charles Galloway, Jr. (Melinda), Steve Galloway (Rita), Richard Galloway (Diana), Jim Galloway (Valerie); stepchildren, William Cleveland Walls (Nancy), Sherrie W. Ingram; grandchildren, Jason Galloway (Courtney), Tonya Reeves (Jeremy), Leslie Fowler, Brandon Fowler (Abby), Ken Galloway, Nicole Galloway, Cason Galloway, Carter Galloway; great-grandchildren, Lillie Reeves, Lelan Reeves, Everett Fowler, Aubery Fowler, Emily Claire Fowler; sister, Christine Fincher; and several nieces and nephews.

A Funeral Service for Mr. Galloway will be held Tuesday, August 3, 2021, 1:00 P.M., at Newton Baptist Church, 720 Jack Neely Road, in Covington, with Pastor Tony Howeth officiating, and interment following in Lawnwood Memorial Park. Friends are invited to visit with the family at Caldwell & Cowan Funeral Home, 1215 Access Road, on Monday, August 2, 2021, from 5:00 – 8:00 P.M. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Newton Baptist Church, 720 Jack Neely Road, Covington, Georgia 30016.

Governor Brian Kemp’s latest executive order has eliminated restrictions on large gatherings; however, CDC guidelines recommend social distancing (6 feet apart) and wearing of masks while in public.  Caldwell & Cowan Funeral Home requests that you observe these recommendations while in our funeral home attending visitations and/or services.

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Monday, August 2, 2021

5:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Caldwell & Cowan Funeral Home and Dogwood Hill Crematory - Access Road Location

1215 Access Road, Covington, GA 30014

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Tuesday, August 3, 2021

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