Robert “Bobby” Sylman Galloway of League City went to be with our Lord on March 30, 2016, while in his home of 58 years after choosing hospice care. This choice allowed him to be surrounded by his family which was his highest priority in life. Mr. Galloway was preceded in death by his first wife, Patsy (Kosler) Galloway and his second wife, Pola (Avant) Galloway, his parents, Sylman and Connie Galloway and sisters, Jo An Williams and Jeanne Clary. He was born on December 26, 1934 in Rockport, Texas and graduated from Webster High School and attended Texas Lutheran College. He resided in League City and Webster most of his life and retired after 34 years as a pipefitter with Union Carbide (Dow) in Texas City, Texas.
Mr. Galloway is survived by his sister, Sylvia Corolla; sons and daughter-in-laws, Robert, Jr. and Julie, Patrick, Ronnie and Vicki, and Frank and Dee Galloway; daughters and son-in-law, Debbie Scarcella and Dianne and Rusty Cornett; his grandchildren and spouses, Chris and Olivia Scarcella, Bryan Scarcella, Lesliann and Tripp Vail, Emily and Brad Motley, Robert III, Catherine and Meredith Galloway, Bailey and Taylor Cornett, Alyssa, Sarah, Aaron, and Gabriella Galloway. He also leaves 9 great-grandchildren, Parker Neal, Brylee Butler, Madelyn, Jackson and Sophia Scarcella, Adriana and Skylar Vail, and Addison and Hannah Motley. The family wishes to extend special acknowledgement to Bobby’s friend and companion, Carolyn McCormick.
The family extends heartfelt thanks and appreciation to the team members of Baywind Rehabilitation Center, Clear Lake Regional Hospital ICU, and A-Med Home Care for their support, attention and care over the course of his last illness. Thank you especially to the team of doctors and nurses who have cared for and advocated for him over the years.
A visitation in his honor will be held Friday, April 1, 2016 from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm with a rosary at 7:00pm, with funeral Services 10:00 am Saturday, April 2, 2016, both at Crowder Funeral Home Chapel, Dickinson, Texas. Interment will follow at Mt. Olivet Catholic Cemetery.