David John Gallez

Thursday, November 17, 2016
David John Gallez

David John Gallez, 82, Center Point, passed away Wednesday November 16, 2016 at his home surrounded by his family.

He was born in Prairie City on November 14, 1934 to the late Joel and Mary (Smith) Gallez. He graduated from Ashboro High School in 1953, and married Betty Cox on August 14, 1954.

He served his country in the United States Army and attended Small Engine Repair School in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. David worked at Arketex, Paitson Hardware, Bill Stallcop’s Services Station and retired from Great Dane after 21 years.

He enjoyed reading his Bible, collecting clocks and Coca-Cola items, working in the yard, feeding the birds, and loved his nightly rides on the golf cart around his property.

David was preceded in death by his son-in-law, Kenny Stewart and brother-in-law, Paul Sneddon.

Survivors Include: Wife of 62 Years: Betty Gallez; Son: Daniel Gallez; Daughters: Loucinda (Paul) McIntire, Beverly Stewart, Joanna Gallez (Glen); Brother: Joel (Barbara) Gallez; Sister-in-Law: Annabelle Sneddon; Nieces: Elissa (Rob) Parr, Rose Sneddon, Vickie Briones; Grandchildren: Aaron (Laura) Stewart, Jennifer Stewart, Melissa (Devin) Cress, Stephen (Stacy) Stewart, Darrell (Danielle) Lafary; Great-Grandchildren: Jaicee, Kyler, and, Addison Stewart, Caden and Corey Cress, Ethan Monnett, Connor Czizek, Preston Reed, Jaxton and Jaisley Lafary; Companions: Scruffy and Foxy; and Several additional Nieces, Nephews and other Extended Family

Funeral services will be held at 7:00 P.M. Tuesday November 22, 2016 at Moore Funeral Home in Brazil with Diana Walden officiating. The family will accept friends for visitation on Tuesday from 4:00P.M. until the time of service. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the family. Online condolences may be expressed at www.moorefuneralhomes.com.