He was a farmer and employee of the Knifley Family Feed Business and Jimmy Knifley Realty.
He professed faith in Christ and was a member of Mannsville Christian Church.
He united in marriage to Barbara Henderson on June 4, 1962.
Besides his wife, Barbara Henderson Malone, he is survived by one son and one daughter: Donny Ray Malone of Campbellsville and Carol Brady and husband, Marshall of Lebanon; three grandchildren: Steven Malone and wife, Brandy of Springfield, Johnny Malone and wife, Sarah of Campbellsville and Josh Brady of Lebanon; three great-grandchildren: Caitlynn Malone, Cloud Malone and Cassiel Malone; three brothers and one sister: David Malone, Willard Malone, Betty Lou McNay of Campbellsville and Ronnie Malone and wife, Pat of ElkHorn; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.
VISITATION: 5:00 – 8:00 P.M., Monday, March 14, 2016
FUNERAL SERVICE: 11:00 A.M., Tuesday, March 15, 2016 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville by Jimmie Knifley
BURIAL: Campbellsville Memorial Gardens