Russell Franklin McGalliard, 81, of Boston, GA passed away peacefully at his residence on July 9, 2019. Funeral Services will be held at Whiddon Shiver Funeral Home on Friday, July 12, 2019 at 10:00am with Mitch Conner and Rev. Avery Brown officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior from 9:00am - 10:00am. He will be laid to rest at Brock Cemetery in Vada, GA. Born in Pavo, GA to the late Russell and Julia McGalliard on June 22, 1938. He was a graduate of Boston High School in 1956, where he was a pole vaulter. Following graduation he enlisted in the US Air Force, where he served his country proudly. In 1964 he married Charlene Brock and began his 38 year career with the US Department of Agriculture. Throughout his life he loved fishing, playing guitar and the little red house. Survivors include: children, Teresa McGalliard Wilson (Bob), Tina McGalliard Phillips (Tim), grandchildren, Zack Phillips (M.E.), Robert Wilson, Jay Wilson, Anna Phillips, Amber Reynolds, great-grandchildren, Conner Phillips, Caroline Phillips, Kaylee Reynolds, Brayden Reynolds & Camden Reynolds. Guests may sign the online register at
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