John L. Galloway 70 of Belding died Wednesday evening July 22, 2020 at Mission Point in Greenville. John was born on December 18, 1949 in Belding the son of Marion and Wilma ( Flowers) Galloway. He attended Belding Area Schools and later proudly served in the US Navy for 20 years. He served during the Vietnam War and traveled to many countries and ports of call. After serving in the Navy, John continued his love of travel driving semi-truck for 20 years all across America. He enjoyed fishing, camping, watching Nascar and listening to country music. When he finally did slow down, John was a huge help to his father Marion and stepmother Betty, getting them to many appointments, groceries and helping with other errands. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends. John is loved and survived by his children; Linda ( Ken ) Coats of Kentwood, Frank ( Fatima) Galloway II of Grand Rapids, Justina Conway of Grand Rapids, Jessica Galloway of Belding, grandchildren; Kimberly, Erica, Hannah, Jayna, Megan, his mother Wilma Thorpe of Grand Rapids, Zhour Galloway of Belding, with whom he was married to for 25 years and raised their four children, siblings; Linda Bush of Washington State, Brenda (Chuck) Skinner, Brian Thorpe all of Grand Rapids, step sister and brother; Sandy Pillera of Belding, Ted ( Joan) Pillera of Lakeville, MN, several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by his father. Funeral services will be 1:00 PM Tuesday July 28, 2020 at Shiloh Community Church with Pastor Ken Harger officiating. Visitation will be one hour before the funeral at church. A luncheon will follow the funeral at church. Committal prayers and full military honors will be after the luncheon at River Ridge Cemetery, Belding. Military honors will be given by the joint honor guard of the Belding American Legion and VFW. Memorials may be given to the Craycraft Veterans Freedom Park in Belding. Envelopes will be available at the church or Johnson-Feuerstein Funeral Home, Belding where funeral care has been entrusted.
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