of Mountain View, AR
May 4, 1962 - September 22, 2020
Presley Leon Galloway was born May 4, 1962 in Heber Springs, Arkansas and passed away September 22, 2020 in Mountain View, Arkansas. Presley was an avid outdoorsman who was more at home on a river or in a forest than he was in the many homes that he built during his career as a master carpenter. For the past several years, Presley was a fishing guide on the White River.He was predeceased by his parents, Clifton and Onie Galloway, and his brother Buel Galloway.Presley is survived by his wife of 37 years, Lisa Galloway, son and daughter-in-law, Casey Bryant and Catie Galloway, of Mountain View, AR, son Riley Bryan Galloway, of Dallas, TX, and granddaughter Charlee Ann Galloway of Mountain View, AR. He is also survived by his siblings, Sue Brooks of Prim, AR, Eldon Galloway of Mountain View, AR, Grady Galloway of Troy, MO, Gary "Bud" Galloway of Edgemont, AR, Rick Galloway of Drasco, AR, and a host of nieces, nephews, and friends and family. Graveside services will be held at Big Springs Cemetery in Newnata, AR on Thursday, September 24, 2020 at 3:00 pm with visitation from 2:00-3:00 pm at the cemetery. Due to COVID, social distancing will be observed and masks are requested. Officiating will be Randy Long and Donald Cranor. Pallbearers will be Mark Brooks, Adam Stubbs, Travis Galloway, Dale Galloway, Danny Galloway, and Travis "Trad" Stubbs. Honorary pallbearers will be Larry "Wolf" Logan, Randy Crawford, Marty Grant, Tony Passmore, Michael Passmore, and Presley's fellow fishing guides on White River in Cotter, AR.
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He will be missed but never forgotten
Great guide & friend I will miss ur skills & kindness ur friend from tennessee
I will never forget the times we would not got to town ,we would go to the forest ..... singing ''Old Hank Jr..... Presley was the lead man singing He had a dolly up truck, and us girls was in ''HIGH Heven'' But old Pressley would sing..... ALL MY ROUDY FRIENDS HAVE SETTLED DOWN..... AND HE WAS GOOD AT SINGING ''0LD HANK''
Nothing will be the same without Pres and his laughter. But hang in there and cherish the memories. Peace be with you through this most difficult time.
Presley was a good man with many good qualities. He was responsible for many fond memories for a great number of people. Presley touched a lot of lives. I know he loved his family, because every time I was with him he proudly talked about you.
My deepest sympathy to all of Presleys family and friends, he will be greatly missed by all, but never forgotten. RIP Happy
Sorry for your loss. Pres and I unloaded lots of Sheetrock together when he was a builder.
Lisa, I’m so shocked to have just seen this on FB, I’m so sorry. Prayers for you and your family. ❤️
sorry for your loss, great guy always enjoyed talking with him at the store at Timbo
Lisa we are so very sorry for your loss. Prayers for all the family.
Lisa, Casey & family- So sorry for your loss, you're in our thoughts and prayers.
Lisa Casey & Riley my thoughts & prayers are with you all!! I have a lot of fond memories of Presley & I pray God gives Yal comfort in the days ahead!🙏
Lisa, Casey, and Riley. I am so sorry. Pres was such a wonderful person who I am honored to have known and call my friend.He taught me so much thru the years. His tales will forever be remembered. We are all just heartbroken. Prayers for you all! ❤️
A great guy! We will miss him. Carrie and I are so proud to call you guys family! We love you and are praying for you.
So sorry for your loss. Praying for you all.
Sending my condolences and thoughts and prayers and lots of love sent to you and your family
Lisa , We are truly sorry for your loss . We will keep you in our prayers
Lisa, Our sincere sympathy goes out to you and your family. We will keep you in our prayers.
Pres was loved by our family. We remember his cheerful, positive spirit! It was impossible to be around him and not like him. He has many friends in the Prim community and we grieve his untimely passing. We are praying for his family in this time of sorrow. May God comfort you all.
Lisa I'm so sorry for your loss😥 My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family🙏🏻
I am so very sorry for your loss. My prayers will be with you and your family that God will comfort you and give you peace in a way that only he can.
So sorry for your loss. Y’all have our deepest sympathy. Preston was an all around great guy, he will be greatly missed.
Lisa, we are so sorry to hear about Presley. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Brenda and Larry
Lisa my heart is with you and your children as you go thru this time of grief. May Gods arms of love and comfort hold you. I’m so sorry for your loss.
I am so sorry for your loss!!!
So sorry for your loss. Will be in prayer for family.
Lisa, I am so sorry and we will keep you and the kids in our prayers.
Lisa hon I am so sorry for your loss. You are in my prayers and for the family. Love you.
So sorry for your loss. Praying for all your family. So hard to loose your loved one.
We are so sorry to hear this we will be praying for you and the family
My heart breaks for all of you. God is with you all. Praying for comfort today and in days to come.
So sorry for your loss! Prayers for your family!
Our sincere sympathy to you and your family. Sending our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. Cherish the fond memories...
His name was Presley Galloway. If you live in north central Arkansas you might see his obituary. He passed away on September 22, 2020. He was 58 years old. If you were one of the thousands of people who he guided for on the White River you know who he was. And you will never forget him. What a great guy and a great fishing guide. Few knew him as Presley. Everyone knew him as "Happy." And he was!His sense of conservation always impressed me. When someone caught a trophy fish it was Happy who handled it like a doctor with a newborn baby. " He can't be out of the water any longer than you can be under water." And it was always clear that after a picture the fish was going back in the river. "That fish will have a story to tell ! " My kids and wife loved him. Always greeted everybody with a hug. And his one liners were legendary ! " To a trout, moss on your hook is like a hair in your mashed taters." He told my daughter, Ashley, " Girl, you could catch a trout on a dusty road!" And also "Do we need rain? Sure do! It's been so dry I caught a fish the other day that had a tick on his face!" And there were countless more ! Happy, thank you my friend. Thanks for your patience, your dedication, your love of the river and your love of mankind. I cannot imagine you not being on that river. But I am guessing the next time I am on the White I'll see you. I'll see you on the bluffs, I'll see you in our favorite spots and I'll hear your laugh moving up and down that river. Memories may be all we have now, but you made them so very wonderful.
Lisa, we are so sorry for your loss. Pres was a great man and will be missed by many. Our prayers are with you, the boys, and family.
Lisa, Riley, Bryant and family, continuing to pray for all of you.
Our Thoughts and Prayers are with you and your Family..
So sorry for your loss. He was such a good man and a true friend. We loved him and will miss him. Love and prayers for all his family❤️🙏
Lisa I am so sorry for your loss. Pres was a great guy who was always the same sweet person every time you saw him no matter if it had been years.
Happy... you are going to be missed. Anyone who met you, will never forget the big smile & encouraging words. The White River will not be the same without you.
I am so sorry. Will be praying for you and your family. If anything i can do please let me know.
Lisa, I'm so sorry . Just know we are praying for you and your family.
Lisa I’m so sorry for your loss.Praying for you and your family.
Sorry for your loss, He will be missed by all.
We are so sorry for your loss. Prayers of comfort for you and your family.
I am so sorry for your loss! Praying for your family!
I will be praying for comfort during this time and for many times you will be having a hard time but may God bless you with many memories.
Sorry for your loss. Prayers for you all.
Sweet Lisa, we are so heartbroken for you. Please know you are all in our thoughts and prayers during this time. Hugs!
Lisa, praying for you. I am so sorry. I just don’t have any words. God is good and will carry you through!
Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Lisa, Bryant and Riley,We are so sorry of your loss. Your thoughts and prayers are with you.Mark and Lynn
Craig and I are so sorry for your loss. You are all in our prayers.
I'm so sorry for your loss. Prayers for your family.
Our Thoughts and Prayers are with you.
Our hearts are heavy for your loss. We’re sending up prayers for you all. May God comfort you as only He can. Much love.
We are so sorry Lisa. Prayers are with you.
I am so sorry for your loss, He was a wonderful man.
Happy, you will be missed by all who knew you!
My late wife and I enjoyed Fishing with Presley . We always talked when we met. We used to live in lakeview, Arkansas. I hope he got to see the pictures I sent.
Love and prayers for the family. Pres always had a smile on his face when he came into the store. Always enjoyed talking to him.
Sending prayers for family.
So sorry. I was shocked..
Lisa very sorry to hear of your family loss. Praying for you and your family.
Happy has got to be one of the best men ill ever meet in my lifetime. I cant thank him enough for everything hes ever done for me both on and off the river. being his friend, I dont think ive ever laughed as much as i have when happys around. ill miss the thumbs up as im motoring passed him. ill miss the owl calls behind me. this world is a whole lot dimmer without ya ole buddy!! Thank you for paving the way for us.
Lisa, Jim and I are so sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
I am so sorry for the loss of such a fun loving guy as Pres. I will always remember how kind and caring he was. Love and prayers to your family. In case you don’t recognize my name, I am Wolf’s oldest sister.
I sure am going to miss Happy, helped me get started on the river and I guided with him everyday for 5 years.... We have a thing on The White River.... when we are coming up to another guide/friend we would hoot like a owl... well Happy started this and all of us guides do it.... He will be so missed. catch a world record Buddy💪🏻🎣
Lisa, Casey, and Riley I hope you all know you are surrounded by so much love and care. He was a real good man.
Praying for the family.