Birth Date: 10/18/1957
Deceased Date: 07/15/2018
Scott James Galbraith, 60, of Smithfield, went to be with his Lord and Savior on July 15, 2018. He was born in Sea Cliff, NY and was preceded by parents William and Ruth Galbraith of Asheville, NC.
Scott was a graduate of North Shore High School of Glen Head, NY, earned a Bachelor of Science degree at Pennsylvania State University, and was a graduate of The United States Naval War College at Newport, RI. He was an officer on the US Aircraft Carrier Enterprise and was employed for seventeen years by the State of North Carolina Office of Emergency Management.
He is survived by his wife of 26 years, Ruthetta, of Smithfield, NC, step sons Andrew Rose of Angier, NC and Donald Rose of Wilmington, NC, four grand-children Cheza Rose, Alex Rose, Allison Rose and Kiaura Rose, sister Claudia Baert of Effort, PA, brothers Bruce Galbraith of Old Bridge, NJ and Glenn Galbraith of Knoxville, TN, Aunt Jean Shea of Port Jefferson, NY, nieces Jennifer Hoffman of Wapwallopen, PA, Megan Galbraith of Knoxville, TN and nephew William Galbraith of Knoxville, TN, Tom and Michelle Boyle of Deer Trail, Co and other cousins.
Scott was known by many for his humor and intellect. He will be greatly missed by those who knew his heart and potential.
A Memorial Service will be held to receive friends and family on Saturday, July 28th from 11:00am to 1:00pm at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints 303 Canterbury Road, Smithfield, NC 27577. Following the memorial services the family will receive guests at 38 Towbridge St Smithfield.