Robert
Robert Esteban Galvan "US Army Vet" Robert E. Galvan, (Bobby) Born November 17, 1948 in EI Paso Texas, Went with Our Lord on May 22, 2009 Inglewood, California, of Liver Cancer/Agent Orange. Robert Joined the Army and served his Country honorably and with bravery during the Vietnam War. Robert was a long time resident of the South Bay Robert attended Inglewood High School and West LA College, Praise Chapel Church; He Coached Inglewood Flag Football, Little League Baseball, Torrance softball and Inglewood High School Girls softball. He worked for the City of Inglewood and The Inglewood School District. He leaves behind his wife of 38 years Helen, his son Raymond Galvan, his grandchildren Victoria Galvan, Tony Mitreski , Daniella Galvan, and Andrea Galvan. He was a wonderful son to his Mother Josephine Gallegos (departed) , Father Esteban M. Galvan, Step mother Maria Galvan, Stepfather Jess Carrejo, he leaves behind his brother Gilbert Galvan, Yolanda Carrejo, Olga Carrejo, Patricia Torres, Belinda PalaCiOS, Romie Meza and Jessie Jr. Carrejo (deceased), A devoted fan to his Raider, Dodgers & LA Lakers, he loved Surfing, the Guitar the Beatles getting together with old friends, his Vet Brothers, back yard BBQ's and his faithful dog Rusty. He leaves behind countless nieces, nephews, family, friends Vet brothers and Sister.

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  1. My Deepest Condolences To My Family In Calif. If It weren’t for this illness I’d be there with you guys. I Love You & Our Thoughts & Prayers R With You Always!! I Miss My Brother So Much But He’s In A Better Place!

  2. Hey Bro, Its me Bubba, Just wanted you to know that It has been an honor to be able to call you my friend. I have not allowed too many people into my life because in Vietnam, as you well know , if you got too close to someone you would usually lose them and I never wanted to lose you. Im thankful that I got to meet your beautiful wife and grandson at the reunion.I want you to know that I’ll remember you always. Sleep well my friend until we meet again. I love you Bro. Charles – 4th Infantry Division Pleiku Vietnam 1967/68

  3. Robert,will always remember our first meeting in Nam.And our first drive together.I was the FNG,you were very short,but we became good friends.It’s been a Honor,BRO…You Sleep now,you’ve earned it and some.Love Ya! Simon Media 4TH INF.DIV.68-69

  4. From Demetrio & Carolina Galvan’s family in El Paso,Texas our deepest condolences, our thoughts and prayers are with you. God Bless you all.

  5. Dearest Helen, I was so very sorry to hear about you loss.I pray that God to give You strenth to get through this hard time. Your Friend Lawrence Johnson

  6. To you Robert I say WELCOME HOME BROTHER. And to the Galvan family my Condolences for your loss. May God Bless you all. Aloha,Henry Kalani

  7. To Beautiful Helen, I want to thank you for allowing me to take care of your husband Mr. Galvan on May 22nd. I watched the video tribute and I was truly touched. He was such a blessed man to have so many friends and family that cared dearly about him. What a beautiful feeling to have the Lord in our life, I felt God’s presence in that room and the light of the Lord on your family. Thank You again and God Bless. Helen Mirabal El Camino College Student Nurse. elena90278@yahoo.com

  8. ROBERT, I AM SORRY THAT WE LOST TOUCH WITH EACH OTHER.TO THE GALVAN FAMILY; PLEASE EXCEPT MY SINCERE CONDOLENCES. I WILL NEVER FORGET ROBERT’S FIRST DAY AS HE WALKED INTO OUR HOOCH WITH HIS ENGAGING SMILE AND LAUGHTER. I NEVER MET ANYONE QUITE LIKE HIM.IN THOSE FIRST MOMENTS WE BECAME PALS; ROBERT MADE ME FEEL AS IF WE KNEW EACH OTHER SINCE CHILDHOOD. I WILL NEVER FORGET YOU MY FRIEND. IT IS NOT WHAT YOU TAKE WITH YOU WHEN YOU LEAVE THIS WORLD; WHAT REALLY MATTERS IS WHAT YOU LEAVE BEHIND LIKE ALL THE WARM, CHEERFUL MEMORIES THAT FAMILY AND FRIENDS WILL HOLD IN THEIR HEARTS FOREVER. REST EASY TROOPER, WE WILL ALL BE WITH YOU SOMEDAY. TIM CASEY B CO 4TH S&T BN 4TH INF DIV

  9. Hey buddy, Just wanted you to know that I’m heading to the reunion on friday 5/06/2011 and that I will meet our friend and fellow 4th Div veteran, Tim Casey there. I want you to know that we will be carring you in our hearts while we’re there together. We love you Bro and miss you very much.Until we march together again. Charles(BUBBA)

  10. Hey Bubba, It’s the 4th of July and we as a nation are able to celebrate again because of your service. We thank you for being a great friend and a great warrior. We love you Bro and miss you. Rest in peace Robert. Charles and Joyce

  11. He told me all these stories of when he was little. He shared everything with me and my sisters. I will never forget the day i was told that he died. I cried. I didnt want to eat. My other sisters were stronger than me. They held it together. I was only 8. He will always be remebered. He is in all of us. I love you grandpa. Never forget us…

  12. I cant tell you how much I miss you. Its like a part of my heart broke off and flew away. I really miss you grandpa. I cry everytime i think of you. Its hard to realize that i cant hug you or kiss you anymore. I knew you had to go but, why so soon? I never really got to tell you how much i loved you. I know everything is better for you now but, its not for me. Having you gone is like having a sandwich without peanut butter. You were ny peanut butter and we were a sandwich. Now im just jelly. And im nevee gonna get ny peanut butter. If only I could hear your voice one more time. I love you. See you soon papa.

  13. I miss my brother, bobby so very much and I think of you all the time. You left us with wonderful family memories. You are my big brother & my hero. You enlisted in the US Army and fought for our country. I was only 4 years old and I remember that day when you were leaving. You had your uniform on, it was on that day I felt proud. I was blessed to have you as my brother. I love you and miss you. I know your with mom, my daddy, ana & uncle raymond watching over all of us. In loving & dearest memory, your sister, Belinda, “the bird”

  14. I miss you so much FAT CAT…this would have been our 45 wedding anniversary. and 7 years of your passing…Love You

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