David Hilary Gallups age 75 of Oak Ridge passed away January 10, 2017 at his home surrounded by his family. He was born October 08, 1941 in Tarrant City, Alabama to Herman and Vela Gallups.
He was preceded in death by his parents Herman and Vela Gallups. David is survived by his wife; Mary Gallups, daughter; Tracy Cruttenden (Cy) son; John Gallups (Lee Ann) grandchildren; Seth, Haley,
Tyler Cruttenden, Blake and Amber Gallups.as well as many other extended family and friends
David was a fan of Oak Ridge football and enjoyed fishing but most of all playing with his grandchildren. A member of New Life Church of the Nazarene where was often seen during Christmas playing the part of a shepherd at the Live nativity scene on the church parking lot. After serving our country in the United States Navy from 1959-1968 he was employed with Y-12, K-25 for over 24 years until he retired in 1994
Visitation with the family will be from 5-7PM Friday January 13, 2017 at New Life Church of the Nazarene with a funeral service to follow at 7pm officiated by Pastor Keith Robinson. Interment will be 11:00 am Saturday January 14, 2017 at Oak Ridge Memorial Park in Oak Ridge TN