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Weldon Wade Gallimore

July 3, 1939 — April 11, 2023

Puryear, TN

Weldon Wade Gallimore, age 83 of Puryear, TN, died Tuesday, April 11, 2023, at the Anna Mae Owen Residential Hospice House in Murray, KY.

He was a longtime row crop farmer in the Puryear Community and retired from the State of Tennessee Department of Transportation as a civil engineer.  Weldon was a lover of nature.  He enjoyed bird watching, hunting, and fishing.  He loved woodworking and was very knowledgeable of trees.  He was an avid reader, especially subjects about history. He liked to collect arrowheads and was interested in genealogy.  Weldon was a good story and joke teller and loved entertaining family and friends.  He was a member of Foundry Hill RLDS Church in Puryear, TN.

Weldon was born July 3, 1939, in Puryear, TN to the late Daron Weldon Gallimore and the late Virginia Ann Wade Gallimore.  He was the eldest of four children.

He was married on December 27, 1960, to Gayneita Valentine Gallimore, who survives, of Puryear, TN.

Along with his wife, he is survived by five children, Andy Gallimore, Melinda Deibert, Jennifer Gallimore, Pam Chesser, and Allison Sandlin; one sister, Carol Orr; one brother, Byron Gallimore; one brother-in-law, Hal Underwood; and eleven grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, Weldon was preceded in death by one daughter, Lisa Gallimore; and one sister, Kay Underwood.

The body is to be cremated.  A private family memorial service will be held at a later date.

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