OBITUARY: Thomas Arthur Galyon


Mr. Thomas Arthur Galyon, age 90 of Mt. Juliet, Tennessee passed away on Thursday, January 12, 2023.

He was born in Loudon County, TN, on July 25, 1932, son of the late James Thomas Galyon and Callie Elizabeth Webb Galyon.

He was a graduate of the University of Tennessee and was a U.S. Army veteran. He retired from the Tennessee Valley Authority where he was Assistant Area Superintendent. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Lebanon where he had served as Sunday school teacher and deacon. He was a 32nd degree Mason and had been a scout master.

He is survived by his wife of seventy years, Geraldine Randolph Galyon; three children: Robin (David) Smith, Ronald (Angela) Galyon, and Leslie (Phillip) Underwood; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held Sunday, January 15, 2023, at 2 p.m. from the Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home with Bro. David Freeman officiating. Interment with military honors will be in Wilson County Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers: Phillip, Michael and Tommy Underwood, Todd and Adam Bradford, Russ Galyon. Visitation Sunday from 12 Noon until service time.

The family requests in lieu of flowers memorial contributions be made to Tennessee Baptist Children’s Home.

LIGON & BOBO FUNERAL HOME in charge of arrangements.


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