In Loving Memory

Albin Anthony Galich, Jr. d, Nov. 6, 2013

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In Loving Memory

July 21, 1940 – November 6, 2013

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Daphne, AL

Albin Anthony Galich, Jr., 73, a resident of Daphne and native of Pueblo, Colorado, passed away at home on Wednesday, November 6, 2013. He was a Veteran of the US Army and self employed as a residential and commercial contractor until he retired.  Albin was a great singer and was a vocalist in Motown’s first white vocal group, The Rustix and also acted in two local movies, “Back Roads” in 1981 and “Under Siege” in 1992.  He loved his family and his “furry kids”, Sid and Molly.  Albin brought smiles to everyone he met and “we will miss your beautiful voice!”

 He is survived by his loving wife, Gail N. Galich of Daphne; his son, Kevin (Wendy) Galich of Fairhope and his daughter, Kimberly (Tommy) Rachel of Magnolia Springs; his three grandchildren, Seth, Peyton, Blake and his wife, Maggie and his only great-grandchild, Caitlin. 

 A memorial service will be held at 11:00am, on Friday, November 8, 2013, at Spanish Fort United Methodist Church.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to The American Cancer Society, 900 Western America Dr, Mobile, AL 36609 or www.cancer.org  in honor of Albin.  Notes of condolence for the family may be expressed at hughesfh.com.  Arrangements are by Hughes Funeral Home & Crematory, 7951 American Way, Daphne, AL.

 

5 Comments

  1. Judy & Charlie Wilson

    We share in your sadness at Al’s death. The last time we talked was at Kimberly’s open house last year, and he looked so good. It gave me hope that he would be okay. We will be with you on Friday and in your days ahead.

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  2. Lisa Hall

    Kevin, my thoughts and prayers are with you & your family. I am so sorry for your loss.

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  3. Marsha Herrin

    Gail, you and your family are in my prayers. Al was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather and person. Cherish the memories you’ve had. Love and Hugs.
    Marsha Herrin

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  4. Mary Jo Godec-Farley

    On behalf of Pueblo Central High School, Wildcat class of 1958, we extend our deepest sympathies at your loss of Albin. Classmates still remember him fondly and are proud to have had him in our Class.

    On a personal note, I attended school with Albin snce the 6th grade at Bessmer Elementery, junior high at Keating and of course, at Central High School. He was always one of our out of state “Slovenians”.
    At a time when you feel able, please contact me at (719) 564-8140.

    Please accept my sincerest and deepest condolences,

    Mary Jo Godec-Farley

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  5. Chuck Brucato

    Sleep well my friend, You will always be remenbered by friends, family and your beautiful voice that moved so many people.

    I will never forget you.

    Singing with you has been and always be the highlight of my life.

    Love, an miss you

    Chuck

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