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John “Johnny” Michael Gallagher, 72 of Springfield, passed away at 10:24 a.m. Sunday, November 19, 2023.

He was a member of St. Agnes Catholic Church, Nova Center of the Ozarks, Special Olympics, Greene Co. Park Board, Springfield Workshop, worked for Food 4 Less for seven years, and graduated from the CP center.

He is survived by his sister Merry Hicks (Clint), Springfield, MO; brothers, Robert Gallagher III (Theresa), Springfield, MO, Patrick Gallagher (Joann), Sioux Falls, SD, and Monty Gallagher, Springfield, MO; nieces, Shannon Henke (Mark), Kristen Gallagher, Brandi Gallagher-Taylor (Steve), Angie Dougan (Doug), Kari Gallagher, Kelli Zimmer (Dusten), and Tracy Cooper; nephews, Troy Hicks (Dee) and Mike Hicks (Johanna); great-nieces and nephews, Ashley Gallagher, Christian Henke, Josef Baltz, Hardy Dougan, Nolan Baltz, Kadence Cooper, Henley Dougan, TJ Henke, Grayson Henke, Bristol Cooper; and several great-great-nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m., Saturday, November 25, 2023, at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton.

A funeral mass will follow at 10:00 a.m. at the church with Father Kiefer, a celebrant, under the care of Gorman-Scharpf Funeral Home.

Burial will be in Resurrection Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Nova Center of the Ozarks in honor Johnny Gallagher.