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Jeffrey Allen Gallaher

May 27, 1968 — December 3, 2023

Eaton, Ohio

Jeffrey Allen Gallaher

Jeffrey Allen Gallaher, age 55 of Eaton, Ohio, died Sunday, December 3, 2023, at Vancrest of Eaton. Jeffrey was born on May 27, 1968, in Dayton, Ohio and was a 1986 graduate of Tri County North High School in Lewisburg. Following high school, he attended Sinclair Community College, the University of Dayton, and the International School of Broadcasting in Dayton. He loved landscaping and driving a truck, but his passion was his music. Jeffrey was a drummer in many local bands including Snyde Clyde, XXX, Thunderkissed and Ghost Town. When Jeffrey wasn’t recording his own music, he enjoyed Neil Peart and RUSH and loved the Dallas Cowboys.


Jeffrey was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Lois Gallaher Keener and Lloyd Keener and maternal grandparents, John Emory Wright, and Doris Jean Wright.


Survived by his father and step-mother, Archie and Paula(Jordan) Gallaher; mother and step-father, Susan (Wright) and Chris Shroyer; brothers and sisters-in-law, Brian Gallaher, Nick (Ashly) Shroyer, Lance (Amber) Gallaher, Jonathan (Katie) Shroyer, and Derek Shroyer; sisters and brothers-in-law, Carrie (Jarrod Shell) Harris, Emily (Zach) Lawrence, Kara (Matt) Barnes and Erika Gallaher; special friend, Ely; numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.


Services will be held at the convenience of the family.


Arrangements entrusted to Barnes Funeral Homes, Eaton, Ohio.


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