Mr. Lawrence Lee “Larry” Galigher, age 75, of Tullahoma, passed away Monday at Harton Regional Medical Center after a lengthy illness.
He is the eldest son of Earl Jackson and Violet Pauline Hicks Galigher. In addition to his parents he is also preceded in death by a brother, Larry Joe Galigher.
He is survived by his wife, Virginia Rose (Osborne) Galigher, son, Larry Michael (Judy) Galigher and daughter, Carrie LeAnne (Glenn) Newton of Tullahoma, step-daughters, Teri Lynn (Lee) Parnell of Willis, Texas, Tina Kay Miller of Monroe, Louisiana, Toni Annette (Johnny Wayne) Michael of Cumming, Georgia, twin grandsons, Jeremy Russell and Joshua Lee Galigher, Glenn Spenser (Candice) Newton, Andrew Lorence Newton, granddaughters, Ashley Jean Galigher, Hilary Lynn Galigher all of Tullahoma, Step grandson, Jarrod (Joalena) Moore of Los Angeles, California, Douglas Ervin Miller of Lafayette, Louisiana, Jamie (Mike) Moore of Bossier City, Louisiana, step granddaughter, Megan Marie Miller of Monroe, Louisiana, great-grandson, Shawn Aldridge of Bossier City, Louisiana, sister, Linda Galigher Johnson of Decatur, Illinois, and several nieces and nephews.
Mr. Galigher retired in 1995 from Arnold Engineering and Development Center where he worked for ARO, Incorporated, Calspan Corporation and Micro Craft in several engineering and management positions with the propulsion wind tunnel facility over a span of 35 years.
Mr. Galigher had a Bachelor of Science degree in Aeronautical Engineering from the University of Illinois and a Master of Science degree from the University of Tennessee.
After retirement Lawrence moved to a home on the shores of Tims Ford Lake and spent his time boating and enjoying other recreational activities with family and friends, moving into Tullahoma in 2005.
Visitation with the family will be Wednesday, from 5:00PM until 8:00PM at the Tullahoma Funeral Home.
Services will be conducted Friday at 1:30 at Hughey Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon, Illinois.
The family request donations be made to the Coffee County Children’s Advocacy Center in Manchester where he was a former Chariman.
Tullahoma Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.