Adam F. Galley, Jr.
July 2, 1944 - April 12, 2018
ADAM FRANCIS GALLEY, JR., AGE 73 and a resident of Franklinton died Thursday evening April 12, 2018 at Riverside Medical Center. He was a native of New Orleans and a longtime resident of Chalmette before moving to Washington Parish following Hurricane Katrina. Adam was a member of the United Houma Nation and was always very proud of his Native American heritage. Adam also was a member of the United States Army during the Korean War Era spending a good portion of his service at Fort Polk, LA. He was a longtime sheriff’s deputy for St. Bernard Parish before retiring in 2006. Adam loved to mow his grass and even mowed the lawns of other people. He said he liked to make things look beautiful. He also liked to relax by camping and would often travel to places in his motorhome. However, his favorite pastime was spending time with his beloved wife, children and grandchildren.
Survived by: Wife of 31 years: Cathy Savoy Galley of Franklinton; 2 Sons: Adam S. Galley and Jessica Clavier, Samuel Thompson all of Franklinton; 3 Daughters: Brooke Thompson and Tim Martin of Burleson, TX, Tammy Arbona, Catherine Shepard; 3 Grandchildren: Nathaniel Martin, Caleb Martin, Ryleigh Clavier; 2 Brothers and a Sister in law: Nick Galley of Bay Saint Louis, MS, Ronald and Yvonne Galley of Waggaman; 2 Sisters and Brothers in law: Barbara and Terry Everheardt of St. Bernard Parish, Jean and Champ Miller of Kinder, LA; Also numerous nieces, nephews, brothers in law, sisters in law and many dear friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents Adam Francis Galley, Sr. and Mildred Folse Galley and father in law and mother in law Theodore and Irma Savoy.
Visitation will be at Holy Family Catholic Church (1220 14th Ave., Franklinton, LA 70438) Monday April 16th from 10:00 am until 1:00 pm. A funeral mass will be held in the church at 1:00 pm with Father Robert Cavalier officiating. Military honors will follow the mass. Burial will take place at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to help cover final expenses.