Donald Wayne Gallion

Donald Wayne Gallion
July 10, 1945 – July 10, 2019

Donald Wayne Gallion of College Station TX passed away early Wednesday morning, July 10, 2019, on his 74th birthday, at the Accel at College Station skilled nursing facility. He was attended to by his eldest son at the moment of passing, and was surrounded and cared for by family and friends throughout his vigil. A viewing will be held from 5 to 8 pm, Monday, July 15, at Callaway-Jones Funeral Home, 3001 S College Ave, Bryan, TX 77801. The Graveside Service will be held at 10:30 am, Tuesday, July 16, at the Jozye Cemetery, Madisonville, TX 77864, located at the intersection of Hwy 90 and FM1452. Funeral Services are in the care of Callaway-Jones Funeral Home & Crematory, Bryan TX.

He was born in Shreveport La to Cpl. Wayne Gallion and Edna Merle Tirpitz. He and his wife, Janell Foster Gallion, who predeceased him in 1994, were longtime residents of the Bryan-College Station area. His working career included multi-year stints as an Operator at the Shell Oil Refineries in Deer Park TX, a Peace Officer for the Texas A&M University Police Department and the State of Texas, and the Proprietor of Brazos Bullets. As a hobbyist he was an avid and skilled horseman, farrier, a noted marksman & reloader, mechanic, motorcyclist, woodworker, leather restorationist, and deep appreciator of the Arts. He was a determined friend and a man of fierce intelligence. He was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.

Donald is directly survived by his brother, Larry Denman Gallion and family of Conroe TX; his five children, Derek Foster Gallion, Shane Foster Gallion, Brant Foster Gallion, Shannon Foster Gallion, Seth Foster Gallion and wife Kara Guy; nine grandchildren, Brandon Foster Gallion, Bailey Renee Gallion, Brianna Jean Gallion, Brody Matthew Gallion, Gracie Janell Gallion, Cheyenne Sophie Gallion, Kyle Guy Gallion, Cody Guy Gallion, and Jake Guy Gallion, all are current residents of the greater Brazos Valley area.

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  1. Dear Shannon, Seth and Brant, We send you our love at the passing of your dear father. We know you will miss him dearly. We love you and your families. Love Charley and Suzanne Todd

  2. We are very saddened for you all and are praying for the whole family. Losing a father and grandfather is very difficult, but I know our Heavenly Father has prepared a place for him and will be with you all as you navigate through this trial. You are in our prayers!

  3. Dear Gallion Family:
    We would like to express our heartfelt sympathies to you at this time of transition. May you find warm memories of him to comfort you in moments of grief.
    Jeff & Annie Hatala

  4. Brant

    My good friend and partner my sincere condolences as to the passing of your father. As I read of his legacy it seems he lived life to its fullest. God bless you all.

  5. Dear Gallion Family,
    We are very saddened to hear of your loss and we are praying for comfort to your family. May God grace you with peace in this time of sorrow.

  6. So sorry for the loss of your loved one. Our thoughts and prayers are with you Brant along with your family members during this time.

  7. Dear Brant Foster Gallion,
    I apologize for the late expression of condolence on the death of your father. I misplaced your contact information and have tried to look you up in the past and came across this information. I hope that you and your family are well. If you can please try to contact me on Facebook or by email to let me know how you are.


Due to the construction on S College Ave our facility is only accessible via Dellwood St. Please refer to this map for reference. Dellwood St can be accessed via Cavitt Ave and Texas Ave.

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