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Kent Galbraith
1947 2024

Kent Galbraith

May 15, 1947 — April 13, 2024

Kent "Papa" Galbraith, age 76, of Xenia, passed away on April 13, 2024. He was born in Lordsburg, New Mexico, on May 15, 1947, the son of the late Lavern and Josephine Galbraith.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and his brother, Dennis "Denny" Galbraith.

Kent is survived by his beloved wife of 44 years, Pam Galbraith; his daughter, Kari (Richard "Butch") Barnes; grandchildren, Samuel and Sophia Barnes; his fur baby, Gabby; and many other loving family and friends.

He retired as a Program Manager after 37 years from Federal Civil Service, where he worked with Rock Island Arsenal, Wright Patterson Air Force Base and Patrick Air Force Base. In his free time, he enjoyed golfing, tying flies for fly fishing and his wine collection. Kent also loved to travel, especially around the Caribbean. He was very devoted to his family and adored his time spent with them. Kent had an endearing, unique sense of humor and loved to make others laugh. He will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved him.

A time to celebrate Kent's life will be held on Sunday, April 21st, 2024, from 2:00pm-4:00pm, at Newcomer Funeral Home, 3380 Dayton-Xenia Rd., Beavercreek.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to St. Jude Children's Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN, 38105.

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