OBITUARY: William ‘Bill’ Mack Gallaher


William “Bill” Mack Gallaher, age 80, died peacefully and unexpectedly on Wednesday, March 15, 2023, at his Nashville home.

He was born on January 28, 1943, in St. Petersburg, FL to the late William McElroy Gallaher and Mary Ellen Light Gallaher and survived by his wife, Martha Gayle Gallaher; sister-in-law, Rhonda Neiderauer of Goodlettsville; brothers-in-law, Donnie C. Johnson (Rebecca) of Bedford, IN and Roger D. Johnson (Joyce) of Bowling Green, KY. A sister, Mary Kathleen O’Leary, preceded him in death.

Bill graduated from Boca Ciega High School in St. Petersburg, Lipscomb University and Vanderbilt University. He retired after teaching at Genesis Academy and was a steadfast Christian.

Family and friends are invited to visitation on Friday, March 24, 2023, from 10:00 A.M. until 12 Noon at Woodbine Funeral Home, Hickory Chapel, 5852 Nolensville Road, Nashville, TN 37211 (615) 331-1952. A celebration of life will follow. Burial will be at Greenlawn and Shady Rest, 420 Cemetery Street, Franklin, KY 42134, (270) 586-6029.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Potter Children’s Home, 2350 Nashville Road, Bowling Green, KY 42101.


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