Timothy Mark Galbraith, 68, left this world on Oct. 22, 2020 at his home following an extended illness. He was born in Anderson, Indiana to James and Rosalie Galbraith and was a lifelong resident of Anderson and Madison County. Tim graduated from Anderson High School in 1970, where he was a member of the Anderson Indians Marching Band and swing choir. He was an active member of the Christ Lutheran Church, where he served in any role that was asked of him, including running the sound board each Sunday. Tim owned and operated Anderson Automotive Color in Anderson and Muncie. He was an employee of Anderson Automotive Color prior to becoming the owner in 1990. Tim is survived by Trina Borton McGrady Galbraith, whom he married on Aug. 14, 2011. Tim was an avid walker and spent many hours on the trails in Mounds State Park. He loved to travel and was especially fond of cruises. He enjoyed watching car races, including those at the Anderson Speedway. Tim was also very proud of the ribbons he won at the Indiana State Fair Watermelon Seed Spitting Contest. In addition to his wife Trina, Tim is survived by his step-children Kristina James and Tyler McGrady and grandson Jasiah James as well as their three fur babies Boobo, Sissy and Ernie. Tim is also, survived by his brother, Jeffrey Galbraith of Greenfield, MA, sister Tonya Galbraith (John Goss) of McCordsville, IN, mother-in-law Phyllis Borton, and sisters-in-law Rebecca Poole and Pamela Mundell. Tim is also survived by his Anderson Automotive work family, Tawney Roberts, Wanda Wallace, Larry Gilbert, Derrell Sunday and PJ Pattison. The family is most appreciative for their loyalty and friendship and for keeping things afloat during Tim’s illness.
Tim was preceded in death by his parents, James and Rosalie Galbraith, his father-in-law Oliver Borton and sister-in-law Shirley Wolfe.
A Memorial Service will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 27 at 2:00 p.m. at the Christ Lutheran Church, 2751 N. Scatterfield Road in Anderson. The service will be officiated by Rev. John A. Jameson. COVID-19 precautions will be in place and attendees will be socially distanced. Masks are required. There will be no burial service.
Donations can be made in Tim’s memory to the Christ Lutheran Church Memorial Fund designated to Building Maintenance/Improvements.
Rozelle-Johnson Funeral Service was in charge of the funeral arrangements.