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Monday, June 19, 2023
10:00 - 11:00am (Central time)
Punk Gallegly, age 92 of Gatesville, passed away on Friday, June 16, 2023.
Graveside services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Monday, June 19, 2023, at Turnersville Cemetery, with James Baize officiating.
James Bedford Gallegly was born on August 15, 1930, to the late Roy and Lottie Bratton Gallegly of Pidcoke. He grew up and attended school in both Pidcoke and Gatesville, graduating from Gatesville High School in 1948. Shortly after high school, Punk enlisted in the United States Air Force and was stationed in San Antonio. Several years later, after moving back to Gatesville, he joined the Texas Army National Guard and went to work for M.A.T.E.S. until his retirement in 1985. Punk was a collector of guns, loved to go hunting, and enjoyed watching stock car racing.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Jennie Lou Gallegly and Betty Gallegly; and nephews, Mike Pruitt, Jim Gilmore, and Rick Gilmore.