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Eldon Gray Galford, Sr.
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Obituary for Eldon Gray Galford, Sr.

Eldon Gray Galford, Sr., 93, widower of Myrtle Ileen (Lilley) Swisher Galford, of 25 West Park View, passed away Monday, June 4, 2018 in Kings Daughters Community Health and Rehabilitation Center.
Mr. Galford was born on February 17, 1925 in Slaty Fork, West Virginia, a son of the late Bernard Baxter and Elvettie (Friel) Galford.
Eldon was a proud veteran of the United States Navy, he was owner/operator of Galford’s Grocery, and he enjoyed wood working, cabinetry, playing music and hunting.
In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Ruby Waugh.
Mr. Galford was the last surviving member of his immediate family.
Surviving are two sons, Stephen C. Galford and his wife Lyn, and Eldon G. Galford, Jr. and his wife Renie of Craigsville; two daughters, Sharon A. Puffenbarger and her husband Roy, and Patricia S. Galford, both of Staunton; two grandchildren, Dianna Clemmer and her husband Tim and Jennifer Swierczynski and her husband Mike; three great-grandchildren, Ashlyn Clemmer, Matthew Clemmer and Megan Swierczynski; and a niece, Debra Schoolcraft.
A Graveside Service will be conducted 11:00 a.m. Saturday, June 9, 2018 in the Mt. Hermon Church Cemetery by Pastor John Ward.
It is suggested those desiring make memorial contributions to Intrepid Hospice of Staunton, 106 Rowe Road, #103, Staunton, Virginia 24401 or the American Cancer Society, 420 Neff Avenue, Suite 210, Harrisonburg, Virginia 22801.
Coffman Funeral Home and Crematory, 230 Frontier Drive, Staunton, is in charge of his arrangements.


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Graveside

Saturday

9

Jun

11:00 AM
Mt. Hermon Cemetery

158 Mt. Hermon Road
Middlebrook, VA 24459

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Mt. Hermon Cemetery

158 Mt. Hermon Road
Middlebrook, VA 24459


Memorial Contribution

American Cancer Society

1445 East Rio Road
Charlottesville, Virginia 22901
Intrepid Hospice of Staunton, 106 Rowe Road, #103, Staunton, Virginia 24401
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