Neal Victor Galford
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Neal Victor Galford
  • March 6, 1939 - November 25, 2017
  • Westmoreland, New Hampshire

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Neal V. Galford Sr., 78 of Westmoreland, passed away on November 25, 2017 at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, NH surrounded by family.

He was born on March 6, 1939 in Green Bank, West Virginia, the son of Gladys (Galford) and Edwin Brackett.

On June 30, 1961 Neal married the love of his life, Carolyn Willis. They had spent time residing in both Louisiana and New Hampshire.

Before his retirement in 2010, Neal was an Owner Operator at Allied Van Lines, a moving and Storage Company.

Neal will fondly be remembered for his good nature. He was someone that was simply fun to be around. He was a master of the grill and could cook up a delicious breakfast as well. Neal enjoyed the solitude of nature and the time he spent hunting and fishing. Most of all, Neal loved his family - especially being Papa to his numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Neal will be dearly missed by his wife of 56 years: Carolyn Galford of Westmoreland; daughter: Linda Moody and her husband Patrick of Westmoreland, NH; sons: Neal Galford, Jr. of Martinsburg, W Va, Charles Galford and his wife Debbie of Phoenix, AZ, and Jim Galford and his wife Corrine May of Marlow, NH; father: Edwin Brackett of Fort Pierce, FL; brother-in-law: Wayne Willis of Monroe, LA; grandchildren Neal Galford III, Michael Galford, Amanda Cray, Brenda Castor, Jessica Moody, Stephanie Galford, Charles Galford Jr., Andrew Hope, Lyricia Galford, Taylor Galford, Kimberly Galford, Stacy Boyd, Dalton Bryant, Talise Bryant , 20 great-grandchildren, and several cousins and extended family members; and best friend: Mickey his pug.

He was predeceased by his son Robert Galford, mother Gladys Brackett, grandson Shane Galford, and grandson Cody Galford.

All are invited to a memorial service on Saturday, December 2, 2017 at 11 am at Hope Chapel, 667 Main Street, Keene, NH.

In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation at https://www.gofundme.com/help-mamma-with-funeral-and-living. Contributions will assist the family with funeral expenses and transitioning through this difficult time.