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Lt. Col. James Thomas  Gallahorn, III., US Army

Lt. Col. James Thomas Gallahorn, III., US Army
  • July 2, 1935 - April 3, 2018
  • North Charleston, South Carolina
  • In lieu of flowers, memorials
  • The Citadel Foundation
    171 Moultrie Street
    Charleston, SC 29409

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first cousins and me w/ James T ( Tommy ) on the left. Eugene and Bobby.  Im the tiny tot. “When cousin James T ( Tommy ) was stationed in Germany , my parents and I would visit his parents in Bethesda, Md near the Navel Hosp. on Sunday...Read More »
1 of 17 | Posted by: William Marseglia - Arlington, VA

“Pat and Family - we were so sorry to learn of Jim's passing. We join in celebrating his life and legacy. Blessings, Ray and Joyce crum, Class of '57 ”
2 of 17 | Posted by: A friend

“Pat and Gallahorn family,I am saddened to learn of Jim's passing. I will cherish the years that I had the opportunity to work with Jim, at Lockheed....Read More »
3 of 17 | Posted by: Scott Newsome - Hanahan, SC

“Pat and family, we are so sorry for your loss. Jim seemed to be such a nice man. May God bless you and give you His peace. ”
4 of 17 | Posted by: Bill & Glenda Dailey - Leesville, SC

“Pat and family, Ron and I are so sorry for your loss. Praying for the Lord to come along side you and give you comfort and peace as you go through...Read More »
5 of 17 | Posted by: Barbara Brossman - N Charleston, SC


6 of 17 | Posted by: Barbara Brossman - N Charleston, SC

“Pat so sorry for your loss. I remember many good times years ago at Lockheed functions. I am sad to also say I lost Chrystle on the 29th of Oct last...Read More »
7 of 17 | Posted by: Howard J (Andy) Anderson - SC

“Pat, I am so sorry to see your husband's obituary today.My Prayers & sympathy for you, dear Neighbor. ”
8 of 17 | Posted by: Agnes Galasso - North Charleston

“Many prayers to the family, very sorry for your loss. ”
9 of 17 | Posted by: Rene McKay - Flowery Branch, GA

“The Refreshing Springs Kingdom Outreach Ministries would like to take this time to extend our most heartfelt sympathies to you. We can hardly...Read More »
10 of 17 | Posted by: Melissa Weeks-Richardson - Sumter, SC

“Great memories of Jim. May his family be comforted through Gods promises for those who have placed their faith and hope in Christ Jesus. Psalm 23. ”
11 of 17 | Posted by: Douglas P. Miller - Cresson, TX

“We are so sorry to hear of your loss, Pat. Garry and I will be thinking of you and praying for your family.Carolyn Coulter ”
12 of 17 | Posted by: Carolyn Coulter - Greenville, SC

“My thoughts and prayers are with you all. I know he is a peace and feeling no more pain. He will still be watching over you all. All my love -...Read More »
13 of 17 | Posted by: Susan Campbell - Charleston, SC

“James (Jim as I knew him) was my cousin through marriage (Bonnie) but haven't seen him in years. Sorry for families loss, my thoughts and prayers are...Read More »
14 of 17 | Posted by: Betty Rabon Sigmon - Charlotte, NC

“We are praying for all of you! Patcy, you did your best!! He is now in God's hands. With a new body and seeing loved ones who passed on I know you...Read More »
15 of 17 | Posted by: Sheryl Hill - North Charleston, SC

“My thoughts and prayers go out to whole family ... Olga, Robert and Richard.... your Dad was a sweetheart.... I know you will miss him ... hang tight...Read More »
16 of 17 | Posted by: Elizabeth Perry - St Marys, GA

“My deepest sympathy. May God give you strength during your time of bereavement. ”
17 of 17 | Posted by: Pandora Scott - Columbia, SC


Lt. Col James Thomas Gallahorn, III., U.S. Army, 82, of North Charleston, South Carolina, husband of Patricia Carter Gallahorn entered into eternal rest Tuesday, April 3, 2018. The family will receive friends Thursday, April 5, 2018 in J. HENRY STUHR INC., WEST ASHLEY CHAPEL, 3360 Glenn McConnell Parkway from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. His Funeral Service will be held Friday, April 6, 2018 in Saint James Church, 1872 Camp Road at 1:00 p.m. Interment will follow in Saint James Churchyard.

James was born July 2, 1935 in Takoma Park, Maryland, son of the late James Thomas Gallahorn, Jr., and Olga Maria Elvera Marseglia Gallahorn. He was a 1957 graduate of The Citadel where he was a member of The Summerall Guards. A U.S. Army and the U.S. Army Reserves Veteran with the rank of Lt. Colonel. James was a veteran of the Vietnam War and his overseas duty assignments included Korea and Germany. He was retired from Lockheed Missiles and Space Company.

James was raised in the Italian Baptist Church, in Washington, DC, where his grandfather "Marseglia" was the minister. He was a former member of St. James Episcopal Church, where he was very active and a member of the Vestry. He was also a former member of Christ Church, in Mt. Pleasant, and currently a member of Holy Cross Anglican Church of Sullivan Island, SC. James was an avid genealogist, and a member of the Optimist club and a member of the South Carolina Sons of the American Revolution. He also enjoyed playing bridge, and dancing.

He is survived by his wife, Patricia Gallahorn of North Charleston, SC; father-in-law, Marlyn Carter of North Charleston, SC; two sons, Robert Gallahorn (Donna) and Richard Gallahorn (Jan Callicott-Colley) all of James Island, SC; daughter, Olga Gallahorn Odeide of Alexandria, VA; three step-daughters, Karen Whipple (Raymond) of Jedburg, SC, Pamela Woods (Gregory) of Goose Creek, SC, and Tracey Graham (Sean) of Goose Creek, SC; five grandchildren, Sarah, Jake, Erin and Matthew Gallahorn, and Nancy Burnham; eight step-grandchildren, Milton Carson, III, Clayton Carson, Brittany, Shane and Justin Woods; Chase and Chesney Graham, and Katelyn Whipple; great grandson, Jack Burnham, and three step-great-grandchildren, Ayden, Liam and Brallen Woods; and many loving extended family members. He was predeceased in death by his first wife, Bonnie Blackburn Gallahorn.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Citadel Foundation, 171 Moultrie Street, Charleston, SC 29409.

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Saint James Churchyard

1872 Camp Road Charleston, SC 29412
795-1623