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Gallahan

Services for Joseph William Gallahan III, 80, are scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012, at St. Peters the Apostle Catholic Church in Laredo. Burial will be in Calvary Catholic Cemetery in Laredo.

Visitation in Laredo is set for 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 7, in the Joe Jackson Funeral Home Loring location in Laredo. Rosary will be at 7 p.m.

Visitation in Rockdale will be 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5, at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Rockdale.

Mr. Gallahan died Monday, Sept. 3, at St. David’s Hospital in Round Rock.

He was born June 13, 1932, in Laredo to Amparo (Santos) and Joseph William Gallahan Jr.

He grew up in Laredo and was a graduate of Baylor University.

Mr. Gallahan served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean Conflict.

He was a deputy director with the Texas Employment Commission for 37 years.

After living in Austin for 26 years, he moved to Milano where he attended Friendship Baptist Church near Caldwell.

He married Linda Stewart on Sept. 17, 2005.

Mr. Gallahan enjoyed his horses and watching the Dallas Cowboys.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife, Martha Gallahan; a son, Joseph William Gallahan; and a granddaughter, Ashlee Williams.

Survivors include his wife, Linda Gallahan of Milano; four daughters, Marilyn McCarley and husband Everette of San Antonio, Nancy Parker and husband Herbie of Tyler, Lyndee Dickerson and husband Gary of Tulia, Suzanne Gallahan of Chapel Hill; a son, Joseph William Gallahan IV of Austin; two stepsons, Franklin McQueen and Joseph McQueen, both of Milano; and a sister, Rita Lynn Gallahan of Austin; also, four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.


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