LEXINGTON, Ky. (Jan. 9, 2012) — The memorial service for former Kentucky gubernatorial candidate and Lexington attorney Gatewood Galbraith will be Thursday, Jan. 12, at 4 p.m. at the The Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning, 251 West Second Street in Lexington.
Gatewood, 64, a father, grandfather, attorney and civil rights advocate, died peacefully at his home with family on Wed, Jan 4, 2012. Born in Carlisle, Ky., he was the son of the late Henry Clay and Dollie Eliza Gatewood Galbraith. He was a former Marine, a graduate of the University of Kentucky, and the University of Kentucky College of Law.
Galbraith was a well-known humanitarian and author who worked for the people of Kentucky. He is survived by his three daughters, Summer Galbraith Sears (Kate), Dunedin, New Zealand; Abby Sears Galbraith (Ryan Moldt); and Molly Galbraith, both of Lexington. He is also survived his two grandchildren, Connor Gatewood Moldt and Ella Grace Middleton Sears; his siblings, Don Lynam, Liz Whitehorn (Ken), Edna Hancock (Terrell), Hank Galbraith (Judy), Mike Galbraith (Julie), all of Lexington, Tim Galbraith (LuAnn) of Louisville; his former wife and the mother of his children, Susan C. Sears; his lifelong friend, Kim Eisner; and a host of nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his sister, Judy G. Lynam. Milward-Broadway is in charge of arrangements. For more information, visit www.milwardfuneral.com or view the guest book at www.legacy.com/guestbook/kentucky/guestbook.aspx?n=louis-gatewood-galbraith&pid=155344838&cid=full.