Michael Kenneth Gaal

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Michael Kenneth Gaal

January 09, 1942 - March 10, 2019

Michael Kenneth Gaal Michael "Mike" Gaal, 77, passed away March 10 in Hixson TN, after a long struggle with stomach cancer.
Born in Sutton WV in 1942, he was the son of the late James and Ruth Gaal. He happily spent the last few years living with Karen Gamble in Hixson.
He is survived by his sister Antonia, brother James, granddaughter Athena, and five children: Anne, Sarah, Steve, Jim and David. The children were all children of his first wife, Carol. The family extends special thanks to Karen Gamble for her help during the passing of Mr. Gaal.
He was graduated from Marshall University. His career in information technology spanned over 40 years. He enjoyed coaching his children's sports and academic teams, church activities including choir and bible study, playing cards, playing pickleball on Signal Mountain, and solving acrostic puzzles.
Arrangements will be by Hamilton Funeral Home of Hixson TN with a private ceremony to follow. Mike requests that contributions be made to CancerCare.org at https://community.cancercare.org/donate in lieu of flowers.
Published on March 14, 2019
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