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Edward Leonard Gale, Jr.

April 27, 1955 — September 26, 2021

EDWARD LEONARD GALE, JR.

DONALSONVILLE, GA…Edward Leonard Gale, Jr., a resident of the Donalsonville, GA, passed away Sunday, September 26, 2021, at Tallahassee, FL hospital. He was 66.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held 5:00 P.M. Thursday, September 30, 2021 at Wright Funeral Home & Crematory Chapel with Reverend Joey Hudspeth officiating. The family will receive friends from 4:00 until 5:00 P.M. before the service at Wright Funeral Home & Crematory.

Mr. Gale was born in Fernandina, Florida to Shelby Murphy Gale and the late Edward Leonard Gale, Sr.. He was a 1973 Graduate of Seminole High School. He worked with Georgia-Pacific Corporation in Cedar Springs, Georgia, before he medically retired. Mr. Gale was a member of the Paper Workers Union. He was of Baptist Faith. He was an avid softball and pool player.

Grandkids quotes: Papa was the father figure to his grandchildren. He was there when any of us needed anything. Papa was his grandkids best friend. He taught them how to be tough, how to be a man and how to be respectful.

Along with his father, he was preceded in death by a brother, Kip Gale.

Leaving to cherish his memories are his wife, Dora Jane Harrell Gale; his daughters, Christina Gale of Donalsonville, GA, Heather Gale of Tallahasse, FL, Shelby Diana Gale of Donalsonville, GA; his sons, Jason Gale of Atlanta, GA, Michael Gale (Danielle) of Montrose, CO, Blake Gale of Clarksville, TN; his mother, Shelby Murphy Gale of Jakin, GA; his sister, Diana Spooner (Tommy) of Iron City, GA; his brother, Dennis Gale (Stacey) of Jakin, GA; his grandchildren, Alyxus McCardle, Samuel Gale, Alexander Gale, Devin Gale, and Natasha Gale.

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Thursday, September 30, 2021

4:00 - 5:00pm (Central time)

Wright Funeral Home & Crematory

15579 US Highway 431 South, Headland, AL 36345

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Celebration of Life Service

Thursday, September 30, 2021

Starts at 5:00pm (Central time)

Wright Funeral Home & Crematory

15579 US Highway 431 South, Headland, AL 36345

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