Michael Fry Gallaher, age 62, of Clinton

Michael Fry Gallaher, age 62, of Clinton passed away on April 21, 2016. Mike graduated from Clinton High School and received a baseball scholarship at Roane State Community College as a catcher and later played and graduated from East Tennessee State University. Throughout his life Mike loved coaching baseball, attending UT football games but most of all spending time with his children and grandchildren. Preceded in death by his parents, William T. “Bill” Gallaher & Martha Henry Gallaher.

He is survived by:
Wife…………… Pat Powell Gallaher of Rocky Top
Son……………. Will Gallaher & fiancé Leslie of Rocky Top
Daughter……… Ashley Gallaher Long & husband Jeff of Jacksboro
Special companion his dog, Copper
Brother……….. William “Bill” & wife Gail Gallaher of Clinton
Sister………….. Cindy Gallaher & husband Dave of Charlotte, NC
Step children…. Kathy Ingram Mitchell, Lonnie Mitchell, & Jason Ingram
Grandchildren.. Keely, Sydney, and Colton Long
Step Grandchild.. Leanna and Tosha Bolinger
Misty Kazee & husband Michael Finney
John Ingram
Nephew…… Jason Gallaher & wife Lindsey of Knoxville

The family will receive friends 6:00-8:00 pm, Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at Holley Gamble Funeral Home with funeral services following in the chapel. His burial will be 11:00 am, Wednesday at the Grandview Memorial Garden. In lieu of flowers the family requests memorials be made to W.T. Gallaher Sr. Scholarship Fund, 1608 Hidden Hills Drive, Clinton, TN 37716. Holley Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton is in charge of all arrangements. holleygamble.com

About Jim Harris

Jim Harris has been WYSH's News & Sports Director since 2000. In addition to reporting local news, he is the play-by-play voice for Clinton High School football, boys' and girls' basketball and baseball. Catch Jim live weekdays beginning at 6:20 am for live local news, sports, weather and traffic plus the Community Bulletin Board, shenanigans with Ron Meredith and more on the Country Club Morning Show on WYSH & WQLA. Jim lives in Clinton with his wife Kelly and daughter Carolina, his mother-in-law and cats Lucius and Oliver.

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