Keith Wallace Gall

January 23, 1924October 27, 2013
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Keith Wallace Gall died peacefully on October 27 attended by his loving family. He has been a resident of Falls River Court in Raleigh for the past year and received additional care from Hospice of Wake County, Inc. He was 89 years old. A memorial service will be held at The Heritage of Raleigh, 1200 Carlos Drive on Friday, November 1 at 10:00 a.m. Reverend Wendell McGee will officiate. Keith and his wife, Dottie, retired to Carolina Trace in Sanford in 1987 from Andover, MA. He was an avid golfer, hospital volunteer, and a deacon of the First Presbyterian Church in Sanford. They moved to The Heritage of Raleigh in 2010. Keith was born and raised in Detroit and attended Michigan State University. He was a lifelong fan of the Detroit Tigers and the Spartans. He was proud to have served his country in the U.S. Marine Corps during WWII, participating in major battles in the Pacific Campaign from 1942 to 1945. Later, he enjoyed a successful 40 year career as an insurance adjuster specializing in fire, natural disasters, floods and auto. He was a member of The DeMolay and the Lion's Club. Keith had a great sense of humor. He loved to tease, tell jokes and make people laugh. He will be remembered for his Marine pride, loyalty and strength. He had a great smile and loved giving people nicknames. He is survived by his devoted wife of 66 years, Dorothy Joyner Gall, his daughters, Cindy Gall of Emerald Isle, NC and Julie Mullen of DeBary, FL, and their spouses. He is also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, grandnieces, and grandnephews, and his favorite pet and loving lap cat, Gizzie. The family would like to thank the staff at the Falls River Court Memory Care for the devoted care they gave to Keith.

Donations in his memory may be made to Hospice of Wake County, Inc., 250 Hospice Circle, Raleigh, NC 27607.

Condolences maybe sent through Brown-Wynne, 1701 E. Millbrook Rd, Raleigh, NC,


  • Memorial Service Friday, November 1, 2013

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Janet Allen

November 11, 2013

Mr. Keith: HAPPY VETERANS DAY! Thank you for your service to our great nation - the United States of America!

Ms. Dottie, Cindy & Julie: Sorry I didn't make the memorial service but know that you were and still are in our thoughts and prayers.

Ms. Dottie: May your "Love Story" be a comfort to you and an inspirational testimony to others.

Love & Hugs from Janet Allen & Family

Della McMillian

October 31, 2013

To the Keith Wallace Gall Family
I am sorry to hear the sad news of your loss, I will keep you in my prayers. Cindy, Janet call me and I am so glad she did. Just know that you are in my thought and prayers. I know you have alot of memories, may they give you comfort at the difficult time. Della McMillian

Cathy Craft

October 31, 2013

To the Gall family - keep those wonderful memories close to your heart. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Love from everyone at Bogue Banks Water Corporation.

Pam Moss

October 30, 2013

Papa Keith -
I know you are playing some great golf in Heaven right now! You are now free of your earthly body that failed you and you are celebrating in Heaven with Jesus. I will miss our talks about your time in the Pacific. Once a Marine, Always a Marine! Thank you for your Service and thank you for your love & friendship. I will miss you. Love, your adopted daughter, Pam.