CHARLESTON, IL – John Roy Malone, 86, of Charleston, Illinois passed away peacefully surrounded by his family Tuesday, March 1, 2022, at Hilltop Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Graveside services will be held at 2:00 PM Friday, March 4, 2022, at Roselawn Cemetery Charleston, Illinois. Memorials in his honor may be made to the family and mailed to Adams Funeral Chapel, 2330 Shawnee Drive, Charleston, IL 61920.
John was born October 22, 1935, in Mattoon, Illinois the son of Leroy Hank and Nora Margaret (Fairbanks) Malone. He married Delores Smith on October 23, 1952, in Mattoon, Illinois. She preceded him on November 27, 1997. He is survived by his five children, John “Rick” Malone, Connie L. Davis, Glenda Durbin, Mike Malone, and Robbie E. Malone; twelve grandchildren; fifteen great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Delores; Son, David Malone; daughter, Joyce McGee; and two sons-in-law, Kevin E. Davis, and Hank McGee.
John was a farmer throughout his life. He enjoyed his time hunting, gardening, and playing cards. He dearly loved spending time with his family, and he is going to be very missed.
Please visit www.adamsfuneralchapel.com to leave condolences for his family.