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Obituary for Hank Riley Galloway

Hank Riley Galloway, 32, of Franklin, passed away on Tuesday, November 14, 2023. Hank was born in Jackson County on October 9, 1991, to James Riley Galloway, who precedes him in death, and Leesa Sanchez, who survives him.

Hank loved his family and children. He worked as a roofer in the construction industry. He loved to watch Georgia Bulldogs football. He liked to golf as well. Mainly he enjoyed spending time outdoors, whether he was fishing, camping, or hiking.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by his stepfather, Raul Sanchez; children Jaiden Riley Galloway, Skyller Nevaeh Galloway, and Lakelin J.R. Galloway; former wife Brittany Nichole Galloway; maternal grandmother Bonnie Bernice Bates; aunt, Sallie (Nino) Garcia; great-aunt, Mary Farmer; uncle, Doyle Wilburn Bates and many cousins.

In addition to his father, he is preceded in death by his maternal grandfather Howard Wilburn Bates; paternal grandparents James and Bertha Galloway and Uncle Teddy Lee Bates.

A funeral service will be held on Monday, November 20, 2023, at 5:30pm in the Chapel of Macon Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 3:30 to 5:30pm, prior to the service. Reverend Terry Dixon will officiate.

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Macon Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.