- Julian Carr Gallop, 92, of Harbinger, NC died peacefully at his home
in the early morning hours of Monday, Sept. 19, 2016. Julian was born
on Feb. 26, 1924 in Currituck County to the late Hiram Gallop and Molly
He grew up in Manteo, NC where he learned the work
ethic and value of family that would define the man he became. His
stories of his childhood included not only his adventures in and
around Roanoke Island and Manns Harbor but also his family that he
loved so dearly. He was one of 14 children.
World War II
took him to the other side of the world while serving his country in
the United States Coast Guard. After the war he found employment
as an Insurance Salesman and a lifelong career was established.
His achievements, awards, recognitions and successes were considerable
and set him apart in the industry.
It was Julianís family that
was the source of his greatest pride. His father died when he was just
barely a teenager and he stepped into a role of caretaker for his Moma
and baby sisters. It was a role where his care, concern and compassion
was clearly evident.
In addition to his parents, Julian was
predeceased by his wife of 58 years, Christiana Harris, a son, Hiram,
brothers, Hiriam, Herrel, Lincoln and Selton and sisters, Margaret and
Among those left to cherish his memory are his wife
JoAnn, daughter Kathy, granddaughter Kimberly (Brian), grandson
Shannon, sisters Mildred West, Lucinda Baum, Lucille Sykes (Howard),
Ruth Creef, Myrtle Stevens (Keith), Elizabeth Cox and Mollie Royals..
His extended family includes a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and a
blended family with children, grandchildren, great grandchildren and
countless friends. He was a member of Powells Point Christian Church in
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial
donations be made to Powells Point Christian Church Building Fund (197
Church Road, Harbinger, NC 27941). Visitation will be at the church on
Saturday, Sept. 24 at 1 p.m. The funeral will follow at 2 p.m.
to the family may be expressed at www.gallopfuneralservices.com.
Gallop Funeral Services, Inc. was entrusted with arrangements.
Gallop Funeral Services, Inc. 6917 S. Croatan
Hwy. Nags Head, NC 27959