Robert Galiano, Jr.

Obituary of Robert A. Galiano, Jr.

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Robert “Bob” A. Galiano, Jr., 78, husband of Jeanne Haynes Galiano, died Sunday, September 11, 2022, at Prisma Health Richland Hospital in Columbia. Born in Tampa, FL, he was a son of the late Robert A. Galiano, Sr. and Dora Suarez Galiano. Mr. Galiano was of the Catholic faith and was a retired realtor with Russell & Jeffcoat Real Estate Company. He was the owner and operator of Palmetto Subs. He was a U. S. Air Force veteran, served in Vietnam. Surviving are his wife of Sumter; two sons, Joey Turbeville (Sarah) of Columbia and Robert A. “Bobby” Galiano, III; three daughters, Jennifer Roark (Kevin), and from a previous marriage, Deanna Smith and Cristina Palmer; 11 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by a sister, Hope Pedrero and a nephew, Mark Pedrero. Funeral services will be held at 2 P.M. Friday at the Bethesda Church of God with Rev. Al Sims officiating. Entombment will follow in the Evergreen Memorial Park Mausoleum with military honors. Pallbearers will be grandsons, Wesley Turbeville, Blake Roark, Manning Turbeville, Brayden Roark, Hayden Poston, and Jim Lowder. Honorary Pallbearers will be Al Barrineau, Tom Cuttino, Dr. Tom Bowen, Vincent Lazzara, Talmadge Tobias, Jim Mushock, Karl Ford, Nick Kremydas and Robert Anthony. A rosary will be held at 6 P.M. Thursday at the Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral Home with visitation to follow. Memorials may be made to Wilson Hall School, 520 Wilson Hall Road, Sumter, SC 29150 or to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Online condolences may be made at Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral Home & Crematory, 221 Broad Street, Sumter, SC 29150 is in charge of the arrangements (803) 775-9386.
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