Bill F. Malone, 62, passed away on June 6, 2013, in Ardmore, Okla. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Tuesday, June 11, 2013, in The Chapel at Griffin-Hillcrest Funeral Home in Ardmore. Burial to follow in Provence Cemetery.
Bill was born on February 10, 1951, in Ryan, Okla., to J. D. and Audry (Robinson) Malone. He and Diann Ingram were married on July 27, 1972, in Gainesville, Texas.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Danny, Dennis, Lonnie and Glen; sisters, Donna Malone and Linda Teagues; and niece, Kara Malone.
Bill worked for Dolese Brothers of Ardmore in the quarry division as a plant operator and was a self-employed mechanic for years. He also worked for the City of Ardmore and Hoyle Holt Refrigeration. He served in the Army in 1968-1971, loved fishing and camping. He enjoyed cooking and grilling for family and friends. Bill was a Legionnaire and a Moose Lodge member and liked Chevy trucks and Corvettes. The family wishes to extend a special thanks to a good friend, Jack Ramsey and wife, Ann, for their support at this time. Bill's family would like to send a special thanks to their neighbors.
Mr. Malone is survived by his wife, Diann; daughter, Trac, and husband, Michael Allison of Dickson; son, Chris Malone of Ardmore; granddaughter, Jazmine Allison of Dickson; brothers, Nickie and wife, Brenda Malone of Sulphur, Johnny Malone of Granite, Alvin Malone of Wynnewood, and Rickie Malone of Wynnewood; sisters, Anita and husband, Merlyn Harris of Graham, Vickie and husband, Teddy Cheeks, of Wynnewood; numerous nieces, nephews, brother and sisters-in-law and Dolese co-workers.
Serving as pallbearers will be Nickie Malone, Alvin Malone, Rickie Malone, Shaun Malone, Rio Youngblood and Jack Ramsey. Honorary bearers will be Dolese co-workers, Dr. Alex Gurrola, his wife, Rhonda, and their family.
Family will receive friends on Monday, June 10, 2013, from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. at Griffin-Hillcrest Funeral Home. Condolences may be left at www.Griffin-HillcrestFH.com.