Doyle J. Galbraith

July 24, 1938 ‒ March 21, 2019

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Doyle J. Galbraith, age 80, of Mount Vernon, Ohio, passed away on Thursday, March 21, 2019 at Knox Community Hospital in Mount Vernon.  He was born on July 24, 1938 in Uhrichsville, Ohio, to the late Howard and Mary (Cooper) Galbraith.

Doyle was a lifetime farmer.  He cared for and loved the land he worked.  Doyle was proud of the fact that the farm will stay in the family and be cared for in the same manner as he did.  Doyle was a member of the Peoli United Methodist Church in Peoli, Ohio.  He was an Army veteran and was very proud of his service to his country.   Doyle’s greatest joy was watching his grandchildren play sports.

He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Shirley (Casteel) Galbraith; sons, Jeff (Tricia) Galbraith, John (Jane) Galbraith; grandchildren, Tyler, Jordyn and Trace Galbraith, Austin and Halie McGregor; a sister, Dorothy McDowell; a brother, Wilbur (Sylvia) Galbraith; several nieces and nephews.

Along with his parents, Doyle is preceded in death by his daughter, Kim Galbraith; a brother, Gene Galbraith; and brother-in-law, Bob McDowell.

Calling hours will be held on Sunday, March 24, 2019 from 1-3 PM at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home; 201 Newark Road, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050.  A graveside service will be held on Monday, March 25, 2019 at 1:00 PM in Peoli Cemetery in Port Washington, Ohio.  Military honors will be handled by Newcomerstown Veteran Honor Guard.

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  • I am sorry for your loss. Look to God for comfort and strength during this difficult time and he will help you heal. Psalms 147:3

  • Many prayers. We so enjoyed hanging out with him at the ballgames over the years. Praying for peace for your family.
    Mary Beth (Konner’s Grammy)

  • We are sorry for the loss of your loved one. Our heart goes out to you at this difficult time. Just know you are in our thoughts and prayers for peace and comfort in the days ahead. 

  • He was considered the best dairy farmers in Guernsey County. I went to sheep shearing school at the Guernsey County Fairground in our younger day. He will be missed. I always enjoyed visiting with him. Sorry for your family’s loss.