A. C. 'Bud' Malone Jr., 71, passed away peacefully at his home in Rockwall, TX, on Monday, October 11, 2010.
A native of Hampton, TN, he was born to Arson and Molly Malone Sr., on July 22, 1939. Bud worked for the Carter County School System until his retirement in 1998.
He was preceded in death by his parents, A. C. and Molly Malone; and a sister, Jean Pearce.
He served in the United States Air Force.
Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Linda Dale Stout Malone; three sons, Kelly Lynn and wife Tina, of Myrtle Beach, SC, Roger and wife Stayce, of Rockwall, TX, and Anthony 'Tut' and wife Donna, of Myrtle Beach, SC; nine grandchildren, Jessica, Ben, Sarah, Jacob and wife Heather, Joshua, Rebekah, Wesley, and Amelia and Casey; one great grandson, Caden Jacob; a brother, Dr. Willie Malone; and several nieces and nephews. He will be missed by his pet Chihuahua, 'Punky'.
The family would like to express a special “Thank You” to Dr. Marshall, Dr. Witherspoon, and Dr. Bergram, and a very special “Thank You” to Compassionate Hands Hospice and his nurse, Mike.
The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., Sunday, in the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence of his brother-in-law, Jerry Stout, 404 Ridgecrest Drive, Elizabethton, TN.
Funeral Services will be conducted at 3 p.m., Sunday, October 17, 2010, in Memorial Funeral Chapel.
Interment will follow in Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be grandchildren. Honorary pallbearers will be friends and neighbors.
Military Honors will be provided by the American Legion and Tennessee National Guard.