AUBURNDALE – Robert 'Doc' Gallagher, age 81, passed away on August 15, 2019 in Lakeland. He was born on January 13, 1938 to Joseph & Ruth Gallagher in West Newton, PA. Bob moved from Pennsylvania to Auburndale in 1987. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and worked as a dentist for many years. He then went on to work as a graphic artist, teacher, and Disney photographer. Bob was a member of First Missionary Baptist Church in Auburndale. Some of his interests included: BCBL, Historical Miniature Gaming, Pickleball Gang of Auburndale, music, puppet ministry, and many other creative pursuits. He is preceded in death by his parents. Bob is survived by: wife Karen Gallagher; daughter Jill (Greg) Keenan of TX; son Brian Gallagher of PA; sister Jean (Ed) Perlstein of CA; brother Paul (Jeanne) Gallagher of MA; grandchildren Drew Gallagher, Kyle Keenan and Jordan Keenan, nieces and nephews.
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