Orlando Buford Galloway

09/16/1938 - 08/14/2022


Obituary For Orlando Buford Galloway

Orlando Buford Galloway, 83, departed this life on Sunday, August 14, 2022, at the Bishop House Hospice Facility, Wentworth, N.C. He was born to George and Pearl Millner Galloway, on September 16, 1938.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Madelyn Hairston Galloway, who died in June of 2020, just one day short of their 53rd anniversary.

Orlando was a graduate of Carver High School and served proudly in the United States Army. He worked at Fieldcrest Mills and retired from E.I. Dupont with 25 years of service.

He is survived by two sons, David and Charles Galloway; two sisters, Beulah Wheeler and Geneva (Joseph) Niblett, as well as a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, September 3, 2022, at The Hairston Family Cemetery (beside Mt. Olive East Christian), Spencer Preston Road. There will be a viewing on Friday, September 2, 2022, from 2 until 5 p.m. at Hairston Funeral Home. The family will receive friends at the home of his sister-in-law, Valerie Pettie, 835 Carver Road with observance of Covid-19 guidelines of face coverings and social distancing.

Online condolences may be made by visiting Hairston Funeral Home website.

Arrangements are entrusted to Hairston Funeral Home.

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