He lived most of his life in the Sulphur Springs Community of Washington County.
He began his career in 1978 as one of the first four employees to work for Federal Express Tri-Cities office. During his 30 year career, he was a courier, ramp agent, Southern Region Courier trainer and also in Puerto Rico, and Operations manager.
He was a member of Sulphur Springs United Methodist Church.
His favorite pastimes included golf, yard work, music, and spending time with family and friends.
Survivors include his wife: Johnene Carroll Galloway; daughter: Gina Butler and her fiancé: Nathan Gibbs; grandson: Ezra Gibbs; mother: Billie Haga Galloway Simcox and Kenneth; two sisters: Marcia Galloway Sexton and Steve and Kim Galloway Richardson and Chip; nieces, Whitney Sexton Morris and Parker, Sarah Sexton Miller and Joseph, Emily Richardson and Grace Richardson; nephews, Scott Sexton, John Richardson and Shannon, and Jeremy Richardson and Laura; great nieces and nephews, Trey Logue, Kinley Grace Logue, Parker Morris, Jr., Arya Richardson and Melaina Richardson; father-in-law, Tommy Carroll; sister-in-law, Jama Garner and Mike; numerous special friends; several aunts, uncles and cousins; and his beloved pets, Thomas and Grace.
He was preceded in death by his father, Louis Crouch Galloway; grandparents, Clyde W. Galloway, Katie Galloway, Britton Haga and Emma Haga; and his mother-in-law, Idabelle Carroll.
A service to remember the life of Joey Galloway will be held at 3:00 pm Sunday in the Parvin Chapel of First Presbyterian Church. The Rev. Todd Jenkins and Rev. Ross Campbell will officiate. There will be a gathering of family and friends following the service in the Simon Room at First Presbyterian Church.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to your local Humane Society, St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital or to PAN (Patient Access Network).
Doughty-Stevens Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.