Elton R. “Rusty” Galloway, Jr.

Elton R. “Rusty” Galloway, Jr., 75, husband of Marsha Beaver Galloway, of Simpsonville, passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, July 6, 2024. Born in Columbia, he was the son of the late Elton Rufus Galloway, Sr. and the late Mary Folsom Wessinger.

In addition to his wife, Rusty is survived by sons Chris Galloway of Columbia, Mark Palmer (Jessica) of Simpsonville, and David Galloway (Nicole) of Greenville; daughters, Michelle Forrester of Fountain Inn, Candi Swihart of Greenville, and Laura Ward (George) of Kingstree; seven grandchildren, Jacob, Kaylen, Finn, Noah, Zoe, Logan, and Kamen; two great grandchildren, Ellie and Gaston; and step-sister, Sheri Richardson of Athens, Alabama. Rusty will be sadly missed by his best friend Maggie, his constant canine companion.

In addition to his parents, Rusty was preceded in death by a son, Shane Galloway.

A Funeral Service will be held Friday, July 12, 2024, at Cannon-Byrd Funeral Home, 1150 North Main Street, Fountain Inn beginning at 11:00 am. The family will visit with friends following the service. Interment will be in Cannon-Byrd Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Rusty memory to the Alzheimer’s Association, 123 West Antrim Drive, Greenville, SC 29607.

Condolences to the family of Elton R. “Rusty” Galloway, Jr.

  • Barbara NeSmith
    6 days ago

    Marsha it was so sad to hear that Rusty had passed away. I pray that God will wrap you all in loving arms and provide peace and comfort to get through this very trying time.

  • Kathy Gary
    5 days ago

    I am so sorry for your precious loss.
    May Gods loving peace be with you & your family.
    Rusty was loved by all of our classmates.
    Hard to see him pass
    I’ll miss seeing him at the class dinners
    Please continue to join us
    Much love
    Kathy Oxley Gary

  • Michael Snelling
    5 days ago

    I am saddened by the loss of yet another lint head!! Rest in Peace friend!!

  • Janet Thornton
    5 days ago

    Rest in Peace dear friend. So sad to see our classmates pass This is God’s plan and we will see him again. Marsha we love you and our prayers are with you and your family.

    Janet Thornton

  • Linda Price
    5 days ago

    Dave and Nicole, I am so sorry to learn about your loss. It is a cruel disease but knowing he is at last at peace will be a comfort. Much love and many prayers for you as you face this.
    Linda Young Price

  • Sonny Kelly
    4 days ago

    Iam so sorry to read this he was a classmate a true friend and a very good person Iam glad I got to know you as long as I did rest well my friend

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