|Floyd E. LeGalley|
|Written by provided to Sentinel-Tribune|
|Wednesday, 26 June 2013 09:33|
Floyd E. LeGalley, 96, of Bowling Green, passed away Saturday, June 22, 2013.
Floyd was born in Bowling Green, Ohio to the late Ray and Blanche (Ewing) LeGalley. He married Anna Laura Beck on September 30, 1939 and she preceded him in death on July 27, 1988. Floyd then married Eileen Price on November 4, 1989 at the New Hope Church in Monclova Township and she survives in Bowling Green.
Also surviving Floyd are his three children: Judy (Bob) Gilbert of Perrysburg, Douglas (Toni) LeGalley and Marilyn (Steve) Riewaldt of Bowling Green; a daughter-in-law Debbie LeGalley of Bowling Green; stepchildren: Dennis (Patricia) Smith of Tiffin and Dana (Mary) Smith of Berkey; 12 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild, five stepgrandchildren and two stepgreat-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his son David in 2009 and a daughter Nancy K. in 1950 and his brother Dale.
Floyd had a life long interest in farming and lived on the farm in Plain Township settled by his great-grandfather in 1856. Floyd was a Plain Township Trustee from 1951 to 1960. During that time Floyd served as the president of the Wood County Clerks Trustee Association.
In 1960, Floyd was elected as a Wood County Commissioner, a position he held until 1964. In 1964, Floyd became the Wood County Clerk of Courts, a position he held until his retirement in 1976.
Floyd was very active in the Grange organization. He was a long-time member and past master of both the Union Grange and the Wood County Pomona Grange. Floyd was the former director of the Ohio State Grange Mutual Insurance Company of Newark, Ohio for 20 years and he also served as the President of the Board and was elected Director Emeritus in 1987.
Floyd owned and operated LeGalley Insurance Agency in Bowling Green for 20 years.
Floyd was a member of the First Christian Church in Bowling Green, where he served as a Sunday School Superintendent and was an elder and deacon. In his later years, Floyd enjoyed traveling with Eileen in their Airstream throughout the United States. They were both members of the Airstream WBCCI and Floyd served as the President of the Toledo Unit.
Visitation for Floyd will be on Sunday, June 30, 2013 from 1 to 5 p.m. in the DECK-HANNEMAN FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY, 1460 W. Wooster St.., Bowling Green, Ohio 43402. Floyd's funeral service will be on Monday, July 1, 2013 at 11 a.m. in the First Christian Church 875 Haskins Rd., Bowling Green. Burial will follow in the Union Hill Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to the church or to the charity of the donor's choice.
Online condolences, as well as fond memories, may be shared at www.hannemanfh.com.
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