Robin “Rob” Lee Gallo of Boardman passed away in Boardman on Tuesday, Feb 26, 2019 at the age of 57.
He was born Sept. 6, 1961 in Walla Walla, Wash., to Anthony and Helen (Pettry) Gallo. Rob grew up and attended school in Walla Walla. After high school, he attended Walla Walla Community College where he received a degree in carpentry. Along with carpentry, he learned to work with concrete and became a “Jack of all Trades.” He was a founding member of the Walla Walla Brewing Club and a member of the Tollgate Trail Finders Club. Later he moved to Tri Cities, Wash., where he continued contracting and working for Ice Harbor Brewery.
He then met the love of his life, Tami Sherer, and moved to Boardman. He adopted her two daughters, Lexi and Amanda (sons-in-law, Cody and Matt); and four grandchildren who adored their Papa Robin.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Helen Eberly; father, Anthony Gallo; and brother, Ripley Van Winkle.
He is survived by his companion Tami Sherer and her family; son, Colton Langworthy; sister Gina (Michael) Orlando; sister, Nonie (Steve) Petrie; brother, Frank (Diana) Gallo; and many nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews.
A celebration of life will be held at 12 noon on Saturday, March 30, 2019 at Munselle Rhodes Funeral Home, 902 S. Main St., Milton-Freewater.
Burns Mortuary of Hermiston is in care of final arrangements.
Memorial donations in Rob’s memory can be made to the Special Olympics of Walla Walla, Wash.
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