Robert Maloy, 75 of Cottondale, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013 at his residence. Mr. Maloy affectionately known as "Papa" was born in Jackson County, on Dec. 3, 1937. A U.S. Marine Veteran, Mr. Maloy was a Dredge Boat Operator for a number of years. His love was spending time on his farm with his grandchildren and family.
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Proceeded in death by his wife, Elise and son-in-law, Douglas Gates.
He is survived by two sons, Robert Maloy (Tina), Cottondale, and
Jeff Maloy (Cathy), Grand Ridge; daughter, Deborah Maloy Gates, Cottondale; two brothers, Hubert Maloy, Altha, and William Maloy, Marianna; two sisters, Virginia Taylor, Jessup, Ga., and Ernestine Love, Orlando; five grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.
Funeral services were held at 12 p.m., Friday, Feb. 8, 2013 at Sunny Hills Pentecostal Church in Altha. Burial followed in the church cemetery with James & Lipford Funeral Home in Graceville directing. Family received friends at the church at 10 a.m. until time of service. In lieu of flowers family request memorials be made to Hospice. Expressions of sympathy can be made at http://www.jamesandlipford.com/
Published in Washington County News and Holmes County Times-Advertiser on Feb. 13, 2013