|Birth: ||Jan. 30, 1939|
|Death: ||May 31, 2010|
La Porte County
Bobby R. Malicoat
January 30, 1939 - May 31, 2010
Bobby R. Malicoat, age 71, of Trail Creek, died Monday, May 31, 2010, at LaPorte Hospital. The service will be held Saturday, June 5, 2010, at 11:00 a.m. at Carlisle Funeral Home, with Ira Brown officiating. Visitation will be Friday, June 4, 2010, from 4 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery, Michigan City.
Bobby was born January 30, 1939 in Laurel County, KY to Burley Malicoat and Alice (Young) Carpenter, both of whom preceded him in death. On December 13, 1958 in Berea, KY, he married Pauline Ingram, she survives in Trail Creek. Also surviving are his children Doug (Becky) Malicoat of Ottumwa, IA, Bart (Sue) Malicoat of Lafayette, IN, Tom (Amy) Malicoat of Frankfort, IN, Sherry (Herb) Dinkel of Monticello, IN, and Tracey Malicoat of Berrien Springs, MI, ; grandchildren Bobby, Kristi, Scotty, Johnny, Jennifer, Jamie, Bartley, Tina, Brett, Nicki, Renee, Kyle, Dennis and Dillon; great-grandchildren Hunter, Molly Kay and Ethan; sisters Della Mae Berry of Somerset, KY, and Mary Etta Spires, Berea, KY; daughter-in-law Kelly Malicoat, Elkhart, IN; step-father Norman (Cotton) Carpenter; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a son Johnny Malicoat in 1993.
Bobby was in the dry cleaning business since 1963 and then owned and operated Executive Dry Cleaners in Elkhart since 1994. He was a member of Acme Lodge No. 83 F & AM, and past board member of Rag Tops Museum. He was a collector of 50's memorabilia, and was a street rodder who loved old cars. He also loved flea markets. He had lots of good friends, and loved his family dearly. Memorial contributions may be made to the donor's choice.
La Porte County
Plot: Sec C Block 55 Lot 3
Created by: Jackie & Ralph
Record added: Jun 01, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 53118501