Curtis R. Galey

Born: Fri., Apr. 3, 1942
Died: Tue., May 21, 2013


Gathering of Family and Friends

12:00 PM Sun., May 26, 2013
Location: The Galey Farm


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Tell City, Indiana

Curtis R. Galey, 71, passed away Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at St. Mary’s Medical Center. He was born April 3, 1942, in St. Croix, son of the late Edward Galey and Clarice (Riat) Galey who survives him.

 

He retired from NSA/Century Aluminum in 2004 after 30 years. His hobbies included farming, visiting with friends, playing cards, watching Gunsmoke,  Lawman and western movies, and adding to his John Deere collection.

 

Curtis was very proud of his John Deere tractors and was a member of the Southern Indiana Tractor Club and The Humane Society of Perry County.

 

Those left behind to celebrate his life are his wife and soul mate of 17 years, Louise “Gertrude” Galey; mother, Clarice Galey; son, Curtis Galey (Theresa) ; daughter, Adwina James ; sisters, Joy Davis, Ada Burns (Norman), and Barbara Sue Connor (Tim) ; step-daughters, Melinda Scott (Chris), Marsha Dailey (Perrish) and Michelle Wallace (Jim); 10 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren; several loving nieces and nephews.

 

 His son, Jason Galey, preceded him in death.

 

To celebrate the life of Curtis, there will be a “pitch-in” pot luck dinner on Sunday, May 26, 2013 at The Galey Farms, 6852 Azalea Road (Gatchel), beginning at noon. Please bring a lawn chair.

 

There will be no visitation or funeral services at Huber Funeral Home, Tell City Chapel.

 

Memorial contributions may be made to The Humane Society of Perry County.

 

 

 

 

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Anita Sanders
   Posted Wed May 22, 2013
Louise, Barbara and family. Wow! Words leave me at this time. What a wonderful man, friend and customer. I will miss his teasing me all the time, those bib over alls and those John Deer hats he always wore. The funny thing about Curt was when he wanted coffee at the Freezer and it wasn't served to him quickly enough, he would call the Freezer phone and speak to the waitress reminding her he wanted refills. May God bless you at this sad time and keep his memory dear to your heart and he will always be near you.
With Love, and friendship,
Anita

Brian & Jeannie Williams
   Posted Wed May 22, 2013
Galey Family....
So sorry to hear of your loss. We will be keeping you in our thoughts and prayers. Please remember the fun times and the funny stories, that will help. May God Bless you all during this time and always.
Brian and Jeannie

Marolyn & Dean Flamion & Hunter Deaton
   Posted Thu May 23, 2013
Please accept our sympathies on the passing of your Son, Husband, father, brother and grandfather may god bless you all..

He will keep his dad and son company~~~God Bless you all

S. Elaine
   Posted Thu May 23, 2013
My heart goes out to you over the loss of Curtis. He has left a legacy of love and memories that will never be forgotten… Hold tight to those memories…Lean on family and friends for support…And look to God’s Word, the Bible, for comfort and strength. 1Peter 5:7 encourages; “…throw all your anxiety upon Him, because He cares for you.” My deepest condolences. Galatians 1:3; John 5:21, 28-29; Matthew 5:5.

Shellie Minus
   Posted Sat May 25, 2013
I am sorry for you loss. Please accept my sympathy. May you find comfort in God's promise at Isaiah 25:8 "He will actually swallow up death forever, and the Sovereign Lord Jehovah will certainly wipe the tears from all faces. And the reproach of his people he will take away from all the earth, for Jehovah himself has spoken [it]."

LISA JORDAN
   Posted Sat May 25, 2013
though out my child hood i can say Curt was one of my favorite foster dads he was so sweet and thought me how farm work was done we baled hay and cut wood and dad would show us that farm work could be fun but yet hard work i can also remember dad and us kids was cutting wood getting ready for the winter and we got to this tree and there was a baby squirrel and never knew that there was flying ones at that well the tree was already down so dad took it home with us and it became one of our pets,i am going to miss seeing him at the freezer and running into him in the stores and he never forgot who i was ,i am going to miss him but i do know he went to heaven because the kindness he had and how big of a heart he had by taking in kids that was taken away from there blood families in my heart he will always be my dad .

Judy Roberson
   Posted Tue May 28, 2013
Dear Clarice and family
You are my thought and prays, you have my sympathy.

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