Wilbur Gallup, (Huntington Avenue) known to his friends as “Punch” or “Jug” died on November 24th, 2016. Thanksgiving morning. He was 94 years old and suffering from ill health in recent years.
He was one of the last of the WWII army veterans and one of the original Darby Rangers. Punch earned several medals for his service, including the purple heart when he was wounded during the Normandy Invasion.
We are honored to have been able to call him our friend and neighbor.
Visitation Tuesday, Nov. 29, 5-8 p.m. Cutler O’Neill Funeral Home, Bayliss Chapel. Prayer service 6 p.m.. Funeral service Wednesday, Nov. 30, 11 a.m., St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, followed by luncheon in the church hall. Interment at Neola Township Cemetery, military rites at grave, Memorials to St. Paul’s Lutheran Church or American Cancer Society.