Charles "Chuck" Gallagher, Jr. of Idalou passed away on Friday, May 4, 2018 at the age of 86. He was born March 31, 1932 in Mercedes, Texas to Charles and Kathleen (Summers) Gallagher, Sr. He graduated from Margaretta High School in Sandusky, Ohio and went on to attend Ohio State. He joined the Air Force where he served during the Korean Conflict. Charles had many talents but most known for the Gallagher's Apple Orchard in Idalou. He was a member of St. Philip Benizi Catholic Church in Idalou, the #16210 Council of the Knights of Columbus, and Catholic War Veterans.
Those left to cherish his memory are his children, Suzanne Gallagher of Tucson, Arizona and Dennis (Glenda), Ronny (Carol) and Bill (Brenda) Gallagher, all of Lubbock; seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; one great great grandchild, numerous nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.
Charles was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Barbara; and one son, Michael.
Visitation will begin at 4:00 p.m. Thursday, May 10, 2018 at Combest Family Memorial Chapel in Lubbock with rosary beginning at 6:30 p.m. Mass is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. Friday, May 11, 2018 at St. Philip Benizi Catholic Church in Idalou with interment to follow at the Idalou Cemetery.
Please accept condolences from Mary Ann Gallagher (Tom's wife) and children,Colleen, Kevin, and Cathleen on the passing of Chuck. Also, please feel free to contact me at email above to trade contact info so we can keep in touch with you all! Sending prayers from Sandusky, Ohio to your family.
Richard Gallagher Sandusky, OH
Friday, May 11, 2018
On behalf of the Ohio contingent of the Gallagher family, please accept our sympathies on your loss.
From Jim, Richard, Annette, Mary Ann and their families
Penny Wilson Lubbock, TX
Thursday, May 10, 2018
Bill, I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your dad. He was a good man and I always enjoyed being around him and the rest of your family. I am praying for you and all of your family and hope you each feel God's love, peace and comfort today and in the days ahead. Bless you all, Penny
Kathy Hardin Slaton, TX
Wednesday, May 9, 2018
May Charles eternal light shine forever. Kathy Hardin Matthew's Second Grade Teacher
Joseph Good Columbus, OH
Tuesday, May 8, 2018
Sorry for your loss. Your family is in our prayers. Love, Joe & Jeri Good (Pat (Gallagher) & Don Good- son and daughter in law)
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