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Bobby Lee Galloway

Bobby Lee Galloway age 74, of Mena, Arkansas died on Tuesday, May 25, 2021 at the Mena Regional Health System in Mena, Arkansas. He was born on Thursday, February 6, 1947 to Claude and Othel Raines Prine in Winnsboro, Texas.

Bobby was a Christian man who attended the Dallas Avenue Baptist Church in Mena. He was united in marriage for 47 years to his loving wife Gale. Bobby served in the Navy where he was an active member of the military transport team that recovered fallen soldiers by helicopter while serving in Vietnam. After moving to Mena, Bobby took a great interest in gardening. He especially loved caring for his fruit trees and raising vegetables from his garden. Bobby enjoyed listening to country music and racing motorcycles. He was very accomplished at racing motorcycles and had placed 3rd in the big state race in Arizona. He was a machinist and loved to work on cars. Bobby was proud of the two classic cars he owned and enjoyed tinkering on them whenever given the opportunity. He was a hard worker and was always willing to lend a helping hand to others in need. Bobby was superb at everything he did because he felt anything worth doing was worth doing right.

Bobby was a loving husband, father, brother, grandfather, uncle and friend and will be missed by all who knew him. He is preceded in death by his parents, Claude and Othel Prine; and one sister, Glenda. Bobby is survived by his loving wife, Gloria Gale Galloway of Mena; one son and daughter in law, Jon and Jessica Galloway of Las Vegas, Nevada; two grandchildren, Jasmine Galloway and Charissa Galloway of Las Vegas, Nevada; one niece, Tammy; and two nephews, Wayne and David; and a host of other relatives and friends.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, June 19, 2021 at 2:00 P.M. at the Dallas Avenue Baptist Church. Cremation arrangements are entrusted to Bowser Family Funeral Home in Mena. Online Guestbook: Serving Our Community One Family at a Time…

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