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Dr. Christopher William Galbreath

Dr. Christopher William Galbreath, 52, passed away at his residence in New Whiteland on Sunday, Aug. 11, 2013, surrounded by his family.

Chris was born May 15, 1961, in Ann Arbor, Mich. to Bill and Carol (Graft) Galbreath.

He was a U.S. Coast Guard veteran, serving his country from 1984 to 1990.

He married Dawn Smith on

Oct. 25, 2000, in Indianapolis.

He graduated from Purdue University in 1996 with a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine degree with high honors.

Chris had a passion for caring for animals and was honored to be part of the Bean Blossom Animal Clinic family for six years.

He cherished time with his family and loved fishing with his son, Joshua.

He enjoyed true worship and serving his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.

He is survived by his wife, Dawn Galbreath; son, Joshua L.T. Galbreath of New Whiteland; stepdaughters, Hannah Johnson of New Whiteland and Mariah Johnson of Phoenix; mother, Carol Galbreath of Winchester; father, Bill Galbreath of Richmond; and brother, Jeremy Galbreath of Perth, Australia.

A Celebration of Life service will be conducted at 3 p.m. Saturday at Grace Assembly of God Church, 6822 N. U.S. 31, Whiteland. Visitation will be 2 p.m. until service time Saturday at the church.

In lieu of flowers, a college savings account has been established for Joshua. Donations may be made payable to Edward Jones Investments with Joshua Galbreath in the memo line and mailed to 502 Main St., Beech Grove, IN 46107.

Information: 535-6880; www.jessenfuneralhome.com.

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