Family Login:

Dr. Carroll Segar Gallagher., Jr.

Dr. Carroll Segar Gallagher., Jr.
  • August 25, 1952 - September 19, 2018
  • Mount Pleasant, South Carolina

Pause Claire de lune by Patrick Smith, composer (BMI)
Share This Obituary
Message from the Family

Thank you for your support during this difficult time. Please enhance this tribute to Carroll by adding your memories and photos.

Resources

Send Flowers
 Local Florists


Memories & Candles

“Janet and family,Carroll was one of the nicest and kindest people I have known during my lifetime. I am sorry to hear that he is gone. May the peace...Read More »
1 of 15 | Posted by: Riddell Perry - Mount Pleasant, SC

“Janet-Prayers and love to you and the children as Carroll Jr has passed on to a perfect eternity. My mom had dementia for about 10 years and she was...Read More »
2 of 15 | Posted by: Kathleen Fidler Beane - Sharps, VA

“To the Gallagher family-I am so sorry for your loss. Carroll was a professor of mine in dental school, then when I started my practice in Mt....Read More »
3 of 15 | Posted by: Virginia Gregory - Mt. Pleasant, SC

“So sorry for your loss . Our sympathy ”
4 of 15 | Posted by: Robin Gallagher - Richmond, VA

“Janet, Katie and Scott, Eleanor and I are sorry for your loss and we cherish our fond memories of Carroll. Carroll was a remarkable person...Read More »
5 of 15 | Posted by: Arthur Mourino - Mechanicsville, VA

“Dr. Gallagher was a wonderful teacher, friend and colleague. From my earliest days in Charleston he was one of the people that I looked up to and...Read More »
6 of 15 | Posted by: Thomas Rollar - Myrtle Beach, SC

“My heart was warmed in knowing Dr. G and warmer still knowing he is making Heaven an even more beautiful place! See you, again, Captain Gallagher. ...Read More »
7 of 15 | Posted by: A friend

“Keeping you in thoughts and prayers at this time. I am thankful for the opportunity to have known him. ”
8 of 15 | Posted by: Sherry Martschink - Summervville, SC

“I am so saddened to learn of the passing of this wonderful man. I passed by his former office this week at Azalea and Cosgrove Ave. and thought of...Read More »
9 of 15 | Posted by: Sherrell Nelson - SC - Friend

“"Can I help you with that?" were the first words Carroll ever spoke to me, a stranger at the time. Over the years I learned that those words aptly...Read More »
10 of 15 | Posted by: ELBERT MASSAD - SUMMERVILLE, SC

“Dear Janet,Our deepest sympathy at this time. Carroll was one of the kindest people we ever knew. May he rest with the angels.Don and Cheryl Allen ”
11 of 15 | Posted by: A friend

“Deepest Sympathy to the Family ”
12 of 15 | Posted by: Kathy and Billy Waughtel - VA

“Janet, my heart aches for you and your family. I'm so sorry for your loss. You may or may not remember me, but I'm Ruth Rhoden's mom -- she used to...Read More »
13 of 15 | Posted by: Helena Bradford - Mt. Pleasant, SC

Carroll in Ireland “We all remember his generosity in sharing his photos of Ramelton, Ireland, where the Gallagher brothers originated. We show them every year at the...Read More »
14 of 15 | Posted by: lillian blackwell - chance, VA

“Only God could navigate you through the years of loving & caring for Carroll without loosing yourself into the disease of lost mind'-a long slow...Read More »
15 of 15 | Posted by: Donna Farmer - Mt. Pleasant, SC


Dr.Carroll Segar Gallagher, Jr., 66, of Mount Pleasant, SC passed away peacefully Wednesday, September 19, 2018. A Requiem Mass will be held Sunday, September 23, 2018 in The Church of the Holy Communion, 218 Ashley Avenue, Charleston at 3:00 pm. Family will receive friends Saturday, September 22, 2018 in The Church of the Holy Communion from 4:00 until 6:00 pm. Burial will be private. Arrangements made by J. Henry Stuhr, Inc. Mount Pleasant Chapel.

Dr. Gallagher was born August 25, 1952 in Richmond, Virginia, son of the late Carroll Segar Gallagher, Sr. and the late Adelaide Hall Gallagher and grew up in Village,Virginia. Much of his childhood was spent developing a life-long love for being on the water with friends and family - a hobby for which many will fondly remember Captain Gallagher. After graduating from The College of William and Mary and the Medical College of Virginia; Dr. Gallagher did residencies at the University of Virginia and the Medical University of South Carolina.

Professionally, he worked as an oral and maxillofacial surgeon in Charleston and had a strong passion for facial reconstruction of children born with cleft palates. His memorable adoration for all-things Irish was superseded only by his love for family. Stories recounting his grit and warm heart will persist among anyone who had the blessing of knowing him. Though he will forever be missed, another angel has skippered his way home to safety, to rest.

He is survived by his loving wife of 40 years, Janet Hall Gallagher of Mount Pleasant, SC; daughter, Katherine 'Katie' Gay of Daniel Island, SC; son, C. Scott Gallagher of Boston, MA; brother, Henry Lee Gallagher of Richmond, VA; granddaughter, Adelaide 'Adele' Lee Gay; and grandson, Charles 'Chip' Clark Gay, IV.

Memorial contributions may be made to The Church of the Holy Communion, 218 Ashley Ave., Charleston, S.C. 29403 or Respite Care of Charleston1605 Harbor View Rd., Charleston, S.C. 29412.