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August 06, 2014
My wife and I managed different Goodwill stores. Art would come by from time to time. It was always a pleasure to see him. Such a positive guy., We were very sad to hear of his passing. But now, he's telling stories to the angels. Thanks Art...
April 11, 2013
I love and miss my dad!!! I will never forget all you have taught me!!!! I wish you were still here.
January 18, 2013
I miss my father he will always live on, all heros have a way of doing that I want to thank all of you for your continued love and support thank you for never forgetting him, his name, his legacy.
December 05, 2012
Many thanks to all who came out and supported our family. My father was truly loved by so many people. His life was football that is all he spoke about most of the time. His legacy will forever live on. Sasha Malone, Arizona
November 23, 2012
I am sorry to hear about your recent loss. I wish that I would have had the opportunity to meet him. My dad told me a long time ago that we were cousins to Benny and Art. He was born in Arp, Tx and grew up in Troupe (Terrell P. Malone). My prayers are with you as you celebrated his homegoing.
September 16, 2012
I am sorry for your lost. May God give you strength. I know how it feels to lose a father (Delaware Moore) his cousin. God is able.
August 20, 2012
To the Malone family I'm so sorry for your loss, may God give you peace in time of your bereavement
August 11, 2012
Art was an amazing Man, Father, husband, and friend. I am thankful for meeting and working with Art. He was a father figure who took me under his wings and I am grateful God placed him in my life to guide me.

Exodus 33:14  My presence shall go with thee, and I will give thee rest.
Today may you find comfort, for God is present to walk with you through this difficult time of  loss . . .

May you find peace, for God is present to care for your deepest need . . .
May you find hope, for God is present to assure you of His guidance in the days ahead.
You are in our thoughts, our hearts, and our prayers.
Love, prayers and blessing to the Malone Family,

Lisa Hale-Douglas
August 10, 2012
Our deepest sympathies to the Malone family ~ we send our love and prayers to you all. Cathy, Pete and Suzie Coleman
August 09, 2012
My Prayers go out to the Friends and Family of Art Malone.
It was a Honor and extreme pleasure to have know Art but more importantly be able to go to battle with him on Sundays.WHAT A TEAMMATE!!
I know one thing YOU NEVER had to worry about Art handling his job on that field and i can tell you when ever i'd go back to the huddle and see that huge grin on Arts face I new it was going to be fun watching film on Mondays because Art had lit some players up that game.
RIP My Man and Thanks for Being The Man you Were...
August 09, 2012
To the Art Malone family our prayers are with you and we are sorry for you alls lost of your love one. It was a joy to have known you. But i know it is better on the other side we all no that this world is not our home.rest in peace brother.
August 08, 2012
It was a privilege to serve Art when he played for the Falcons. As the Athletic Trainer I dealt with "Eloy" most every day. I never had a finer man as a player, and never had a player any tougher than Art. He was fun to be around, and a joy to watch as he played on Sunday.
I wish God's comfort for the family as you adjust to your recent loss. I know when he played here, his life was centered on providing and loving "his 3 Ladies'
Jerry Rhea, Atlanta, Georgia
August 08, 2012
Thank you everyone for your prayers and support during our time of grief. Our dad was a great man and accomplished things in his life that most can only dream of. He taught us so much and we will never forget. It is an honor to have called him dad and he will be missed greatly.
Love Always the Art Malone family his wife,daughters,son, and grandchildren
August 08, 2012
The Pettigrew Families of Texas - Our thoughts and prayers are with you as you mourn the loss of your husband, father, and brother, and our cousin. May you find peace in the memories that you had with him.
August 08, 2012
To the Art Malone Family......Art was a fine and outstanding Man, athlete Father,Leader,and image representative for the State of Arizona.He will be missed by many.He was a Falcon teammate of mine and he was the consumate fullback....ask Fred Dryer about that! Everyone respected him as a Man and teammate. May he rest in Peace. Raymond Brown
August 07, 2012
Thoughts and prayers for the Malone family.
Art was a great guy who played the game of life to the fullest
August 07, 2012
To the Malone Family and friends of Art, My thoughts and Prayers are with you at this time. I am truly sorry for your loss.
August 07, 2012
I knew Art for over 35 years. He was a man of class and dignity. My sincere condolences to the Malone family.

Jerry Grotewold
August 07, 2012
Dear Uncle Art, you will be forever missed. We all loved you and will never forget you....I know I will always wash my hands before fixing anyone anything to drink LOL...Your smile and laugh were infectious!!!! My boys will miss you dearly and so will our family!!!! Rest now...Love your niece Leanna, great nephews Jalil and Jalen---my prayers to my family Lil Art, Aunt Carolyn and Girls
August 07, 2012
My prayers are with the family: may god bless the family 2 be strong an come 2gether as 1. The hargrave family
August 06, 2012
My prayer are wirh rhe family I never got honor to no him but my heart fil the lost of a good man and my heart and prayer are with the family he and I will always have something in comon and thats our bday he always be in my heart
August 06, 2012
When I was a kid growing up in South Phoenix we use to play football in the dirt fields and everybody wanted to be Art or Benny Malone. I had the pleasure to meet Mr. Art Malone while I was a writer/photographer for The Arizona Informant Newspaper. He really made my day, and a day that I will never forget.
Years later I met Art brother James and his wife Michelle. All I can say is Greatness runs in the Malone family.
August 06, 2012
When I was a kid growing up in South Phoenix we use to play football in the dirt fields and everybody wanted to be Art or Benny Malone. I had the pleasure to meet Mr. Art Malone while I was a writer/photographer for The Arizona Informant Newspaper. He really made my day, and a day that. I will never forget.
Years later I met Art brother James and his wife Michelle. All I can say is Greatness runs in the Malone family.
August 06, 2012
May God continue to bless the Malone family.
August 05, 2012
I knew Art Malone, when I was 6. I would attend football and track practice with my father, Coach Bill Stovall. Art was superman to me, I was told that I would grab his sweats and put them on, as he worked out. Art gave me his State Championship medal in low hurdles, as an inspiration. I never attained such greatness, but, never forgot his kindness and generosity. He was only a teenager at the time, but, I understand, that those parts of him, never changed.
On another note, my Dad told me a story. He said at one point, Art's father, Benjamin Malone, took his children out of school, to work in the fields. The cotton fields in Eloy Arizona. At the time, my dad was the head football coach at Santa Cruz Union High School. Dad drove out, to speak with Benjamin Malone about this. He found him on his front porch reading the Bible. Spoke to him about the potential of his children coming back to, and continuing their education and athletic endevours. Mr. Malone agreed, and the children returned to school. My father found a job for Mr. Malone with the City of Eloy, which helped them financially.
Without this 'meet up', and my dad finding Mr. Malone the job, I don't think Art nor Benny, would have ever gone on to college, let again, the NFL. Kudos to Coach Bill Stovall, and to Benjamin Malone for taking the leap that they did.
August 05, 2012
I grew up in the Coolidge-Eloy-Casa Grande "triangle" and knew Art when we were children. I remember the wonderful smile he always had on his face that I know was a reflection of his beautiful heart and soul. We were children of farm workers so I also remember working together in the cotton fields to earn money. We both attended Arizona State in Tempe and years later when we both worked for the University, he teased me about the Eloy vs. Coolidge games and my being a "Bear" because as a child I lived north of Selma Highway and had to attend Coolidge not Eloy schools. After I married and my husband and I attended all ASU home games, Art made it a point to "check" on us as he went about his work duties. Finally, in the mid-1990s when I was the scholarship coordinator at Marcos de Niza High School, I had the pleasure of working with one of his lovely daughters. Art Malone was indeed a great football player but to me he was a great friend with a great, kind heart first. He will always be one of the great memories of my entire life. My prayers are with his beloved family. May each of you find comfort in knowing that he is still smiling down up you and may you remain strong with this Bible verse: "I am leaving you with a gift --peace of mind and heart. And the peace I give is a gift the world cannot give. So do not be troubled or afraid." John 14:27
August 04, 2012
To all that posted It is greatly appreciated from the whole Malone family we thank all the love and support, and prayers through this difficult time. But we/I know he is looking down on us with his priceless smile. Again Thank You All, for Family/Friends/Fans!

~Michael Malone
Benny's Malone Son
August 04, 2012
Shalom for the family.
August 04, 2012
I met Art when I first arrived at ASU-We had a good friendship-a pleasant individual and good friend--I was please to see so many people come out to his Memorial Service-Art--Rest In Peace
August 04, 2012
Art was my boss when I worked under contract for the ASU Basketball program. he was always helpful and had a contagious smile . Hw will be missed. LoAnn Bell
August 04, 2012
I enjoyed watching Art as a Sun Devil and his NFL career with the Falcons and Eagles. RIP great athlete and condolences to the family.
August 04, 2012
thanks for the great mems that alwAys be with me for ever GOD SPEED.
August 04, 2012
Rest in peace, knowing you fought the 'good fight' and 'won the race'..
August 04, 2012
May you find comfort, peace and strength in the days ahead in the Word of God, each other and your memories. Mr. Malone will be missed but not forgotten. Family you are in my prayers.
August 04, 2012
To my oldest Sister Carolyn, my nieces: D'Anne, Erica, Sasha, Ilana, Erin, and the Malone Family my prayers are with you as you mourn the loss of your husband, father, and brother. May you find peace in the memories. May you experience the laughter and joy of your husband/father/brother everyday of your lives.
August 04, 2012
Sure enjoyed having you as a Falcon. RIP, Mr. Malone. Wishing the best for your family....
August 04, 2012
The death of a loved one causes great pain, but may God supply you with the strength and comfort needed to cope and endure the coming days-Psalm 46:1
August 04, 2012
My sympathies are offered to the Malone family. May family, friends and God's word help to ease the pain of your grief. Psalms 46:1 says God is for us a refuge and strength.
August 04, 2012
I will always remember the talks we had, your sense of humor, the many summers selling at Park n Swap, yard sales, and working on the many bikes and wagons you had while listening to your many stories and advice on life. You have been like a second father to me, and I will cherish those moments always. I'm going to miss your laughter, jokes, stories, advice, encouragement, but I know one day I will see you again. Love you.
August 04, 2012
I'm gonna miss Paw paw. I'll always remember helping Paw paw make a wagon. Grandson Keon McDaniel
August 04, 2012
Sad day in the falcon family
August 04, 2012
Art, I will always remember you as Benny's big brother. The wise, all-knowing,
Big brother. Always smiling, you were a classy man of great character. My father always said you were very "mentally tough."
My deepest condolences to your family, Art. You will be greatly missed.

Vicki Grotewold, Scottsdale, AZ
August 03, 2012
With deepest sympathy to the family during your time of sorrow. Psalms 46:1 says: God is for us a refuge and strength during this difficult time and may God grant you the comfort to endure.
August 03, 2012
had the pleasure of crossing paths with you at a.s.u. your image will always leave me with a smile:) gone too soon strenght & love to all your beloved,

santiago
August 03, 2012
had the pleasure of crossing paths with you at a.s.u. your image will always leave me with a smile:) gone too soon strenght & love to all your beloved,

santiago
August 03, 2012
I didn't know Art as a man. I knew Art as a boy. So talented, so smart, so funny, so young. In class, he teased me alot. I liked it. I teased him back. He made me laugh. We shared candy together. We all grew up together in our little town of Eloy. It's been 46 years since we all graduated together. So many times in those 46 years and still today somebody will ask me where I am from. My reply is,"I grew up in Eloy." There response is "Oh, do you know Art Malone ?" "Of course", I will say, and a feeling of pride will come over me because he made our little nothing town,"noticed". He accomplished! He excelled! He succeeded! I was so proud of him and he never knew it. He was a good boy! Thank You, to each and every member of the "MALONE" Family for our finest "Hometown Boy!" . Good Bye, Friend, I still have you in my memories Phyllis Simmons Penny Dewey, Az.
August 03, 2012
May the God who supplies endurance and comfort”… sustain you in your time of need through prayer, the comfort of fellow believers, and his Word the Bible.–Ro 15:5.
With Deep Sympathy,

L. G.
August 03, 2012
My condolences go out the Malone Family, Art may you rest in peace. I Loved seeing you come into the office always with a smile and great attitude. You always knew how to make us laugh by saying "give me money I'm broke" and say it in a laughing matter. You will be missed.
August 03, 2012
Our dad, Ray Robison head trainer at ASU, adored the Malone family. Art & Benny were both there for him all the way to his death. We am sorry we lost touch over the years but you have always been in our thoughts. So glad we got to know Art over the years. A fine football player and wonderful person! Much Love to the Malone family from the Robison family!
August 03, 2012
U will be deeply missed art
August 03, 2012
Your big sister will miss you very very much!!!!
August 03, 2012
I was so sorry to hear of your loss. The thoughts of many are with you at this time of sorrow.
August 03, 2012
A great man
August 03, 2012
My sincere condolences to the family. Your loved one will be missed. God promises to end all suffering. His promise is written at Reveltion 21:4.
August 03, 2012
Gone But never forgotten!!!! Will surely be miss!!! We love you ART
August 03, 2012
Most people don't know where Eloy is but know it is the home of the Malones. The success of Art and Ben is and will always be inspirational to the youth of Eloy and is a big part of Eloy's history. He will be missed but always remembered. May the family find strength in the love of each other and the love of people Art touched.
August 03, 2012
August 03, 2012
Both the Dust Devil and Sun Devils have lost one of their own and both extend their most heartfelt condolences to the Malone family at this time of loss.
August 02, 2012
To the family of Art Malone, I met Art on during the Buckeye Invitational. Art was such a fine person, we will be missed greatly. We thank God for the life of such a wonderful human being. John Bolden- Heard
August 02, 2012
I remember when you and your family use to ride my bus growing up. My husband , Hal, ran track with you at Santa Cruz VUHS. God bless and comfort your family. You will be greatly missed. Pagan (Weeks) Roueche and Hal Roueche
August 02, 2012
Sincere sympathies to the family. Art was an inspiration to me and many others.
August 02, 2012
Art was a pleasure to watch run the ball. Years later, I got to know him, as a customer in my store. He was a down to earth, friendly guy... Art always had something nice to say, a true gentleman.
August 02, 2012
My condolences to MALONE family during this time of grief. your loved one will be missed.
August 02, 2012
I dont know u but it seems to others that u was a wonderful person may u r.I.p
August 02, 2012
Rest in Peace Art. You will be missed by family and friends. Our thoughts and prayers to the family.
August 02, 2012
Art you will be missed by many,i was blessed to know you.My best to your family
August 02, 2012
You will be missed. We love you "Art" you are our beloved brother.
August 02, 2012
You will be missed !!!
August 02, 2012
Thoughts and prayers to Art's family and friends. He was a great funny guy. Forever in our hearts .....
August 02, 2012
I will always remember Mr. Malone as a great boss, friend and mentor. My prayers are with ihs family for their loss. He was a good man.
August 02, 2012
A SPORTS ICON
YOU
HAD ADMIRED
INSPIRATION
OUR CONDOLENCES
To His Family
ART MALONE~rip~
August 02, 2012
It is with deepest sorrow knowing that Art's footsteps will no longer make imprints on this planet. My deepest condolences go out to Art's family.
August 02, 2012
Our prayers are with family,friends classmates and former plyers of both teams.During this time of sorrow and grief.God bless.
August 02, 2012
RIP Art you will always be remembered for your wonderful smile and friendship to everyone you met. May God bless your family in this time of sorrow.
August 02, 2012
Art could relly run hard,a good man.Now he can run and never go down.....PEACE MY BROTHER.....TIM FOURROUX
August 02, 2012
With deepest condolences to the Malone family during your time of grief...Psalm 46:1...God is for us a refuge and strength, A help that is readily to be found during difficult times...May God provide you with peace and comfort to endure the days ahead.
August 02, 2012
To the family of Art Malone please find peace and comfort in Psalms 65:2.

RK,GA
August 02, 2012
To the the family of Art Malone - May God give you peace and comfort through his word and the Lord Jesus Christ during this time of sorrow, I know that he will be missed by many.
August 02, 2012
My friend, my mentor in many ways; especially these last 15 years we spent so much time talking and fishing as we talked of our lives so open and candid.I will miss you, but i know your in good hands , and not in pain no more.Your legacy will be remembered till one day we all see each other again.Thanks for your talks, your laughter, and most of all being the man that you always were. My love to your family for allowing me to be a part of your life.Rest in peace my,life long friend.
August 01, 2012
A friendly giant gone but not forgotten, a legacy still following. Thank you for the ASU Summer Youth Programs, seems like 40 years ago, it made a difference in my life.
August 01, 2012
May God grant your family the peace that passes understanding. Thanks for some fond memories. Betty (White) and Mike Shepherd
August 01, 2012
As a fellow high school teammate and friend, I am deeply saddened. The Malone's are also my family. My prayers and thoughts go out to the Malone family.
August 01, 2012
The smile, the laugh, the fantastic talent will be remembered forever. Rest in peace Arthur Lee.
August 01, 2012
My heart and prayers go out to Art's family.Art was a friend and Sun Devil teamate of mine.Art ran the 44 & 46 trap to perfection.It was a time when ASU football ran the ball & and then passed. And Arthur could run and run and run. R.I.P brother
August 01, 2012
So sorry for ur loss rest in peace
August 01, 2012
Art was a wonderful man and friend.I will always remember Art's smile and generous spirit. May he rest in peace.
August 01, 2012
My husband Don Baker, now deceased, was Art's best man at his wedding. He was dearly beloved by Don and me, Shirley Baker. He was very proud of Art and all that he accomplished.
August 01, 2012
Art, you were a wonderful, loyal friend and co-worker. I will always remember the kindness you showed me when I first started working at ASU. You flashed that beautiful smile and made everyone feel better. I hope you rest in peace and send my deepest sympathy to your family.
August 01, 2012
Hard nosed, tough running back for my Falcons. Rest in peace.
August 01, 2012
So sorry to hear of this great loss..The Koppelman's are sad today..
August 01, 2012
My dad thought the world of Art and Ben as he coached then in grammar school in Eloy, Arizona. So sorry to hear of the loss and our thoughts and prayers are with the family.
August 01, 2012
August 01, 2012
RIP, A JOB WELL DONE.
August 01, 2012
RIP Mr.Malone you and your brother put Eloy on the Map (= rest in arms of the Lord
Maggie Harris(Eloy Az)
August 01, 2012
ART WAS THE BEST R.B. EVER AT A.S.U. IN 1968 HIS 1,431 YARDS WAS IN ONLY 10 GAMES.
R.I.P. HUS- SUNNYSLOPE,AZ
August 01, 2012
May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived.
August 01, 2012
August 01, 2012
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
August 01, 2012
RIP Mr. Malone. I know you'll play the best game in Heaven
July 31, 2012
When I think back to ASU, I remember you laughing and smiling all the time. RIP Art. Jackie Sheehan Hosier
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