Norman Alex Gallman, 39, of Ringgold, Ga., passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013. He was born Feb. 24, 1974 in Dalton, Ga. He was a 1991 graduate of Southeast Whitfield High School where he lettered four years in both the basketball and baseball programs. He received his bachelors degree from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga in 1995. He was a certified professional trainer from the Aerobics & Fitness Association of America (AFAA) and was employed with Brainerd Baptist Crossroads (BX). Alex also held a CPR Certification through the American Red Cross. He coached youth basketball and various youth sports camps for the BX and was a baseball coach for the Ringgold Youth Athletic Association. Survivors include his wife Anna Caro Gallman, of Ringgold; parents, Charles A. and Catholyn Dianne Gallman, of Chatsworth, Ga.; children, Kaleb Alex Gallman and Noah Jayden Gallman; stepson, Gabriel Adrian Serrano, all of Ringgold; sister, Grace Rashae (Thomas) Doyle; nieces, Abigail Reese Doyle and Hartley Elle Doyle; nephew, Thomas Becker Doyle, all of Tampa, Fla. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Friday in the East Chapel with Rev. Dr. Robby Gallaty officiating. Burial will follow at West Hills Cemetery in Dalton, Ga. The family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. today and from 1-3 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Gallman Trust fund for Kaleb, Jayden & Gabriel at Suntrust Bank. Please share your thoughts and memories at www.ChattanoogaEastChapel.com. Arrangements are by the East Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory & Florist, 404 S. Moore Road, Chattanooga, TN 37412.