BOMBAY - Kelvin V Gale of County Route 32, Bombay, NY passed away on Friday, May 17, 2019 at the Alice Hyde Medical Center with his family by his side after complications from a lengthy illness.
Born in Moira on March 7, 1940, he was the son of Truman and Theresa (Gaffney)Gale who predeceased him.
He attended Brushton Moira school and graduated in 1958.
Kelvin was married to Eleanor (Allen) Gale on April 11, 1959 and they just recently celebrated 60 years together. Kelvin and Eleanor worked side by side for many years on their farm in Helena milking cows and raising their children before they moved to Bombay where they farmed Standardbred horses. His passion was Racehorses and spending time watching the races and keeping track of all the sales and who bought what horse.
Besides his wife, he is survived by 3 children and their spouses, Kevin and Cindy (Douglas) Gale of Moira, Clark and Sandra (Caron) Gale of Bombay, and Mary (Gale) and Raymond Martin of Moira, and a sister Marie Trumble of North Bangor. Grandchildren Courtney & Eric Weaver, Nicholas & Angela Mackey, Jacob Gale and companion Michaela Spaulding, Amber & Cody Rockhill, Derrick Gale and companion Melissa Plante, & Clark Gale and companion Zackary Denham, Jenae McAllister and companion Darren Laurie and Ben and Lauren McAllister and nine great-grandchildren, Madison & Zachary Weaver, Brynlei Gale, Ainslie & Cooper Rockhill, Aiden Gale, and Ellie, Audrina & Lynden McAllister
He was predeceased by his twin brother Kermit at birth, a brother Robert Gale and a granddaughter Allison Brown.
Calling hours will be held from 3pm-7pm on Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at Flint's Funeral Home in Moira.
Funeral services will commence at Thursdsay 10 AM at Flint's Funeral Home, burial to take place at the Sunnyside Cemetery, Brushton
In lieu of flowers the family request memorial donations be made to the Bombay or Moira Fire & Rescue Departments
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