Malcolm "Mal" Walburn

COAL TOWNSHIP — On April 7, 2013, Malcolm Walburn passed away doing what he loved.

His surviving family includes his mother, Leona Walburn; his girlfriend of 20 years, Christina White; his sons, Dakotah Walburn and Tyler Walburn; a daughter, Maranda Walburn, and his brothers and sisters, James Broscious, Linda Katalinas, Debra Conrad and Charles Walburn. He was also survived by his nieces and nephews, Alicia Katalinas, Amanda Conrad, Natasha Conrad, Michael Katalinas, Eric Katalinas, Desiree Dannheimer and Austin Dannheimer.

He was preceded in death by his sister, Cathy Adams; his father, James Adams, and his adopted father, Robert Walburn.

Malcolm, most commonly known as "Mal," was doing what he loved when he passed. He was enjoying a drink with friends and family.He was a very loving man with a great sense of humor and would be the first one to offer you the shirt off his back. He loved his children and girlfriend very much.

Mal loved to ride four-wheelers and always lived his life in the fast lane. Life with and around Mal was never a dull moment. He always said, "Live for the moment," and these are the words he has lived true to. He will be forever loved and never forgotten. He will always have a place in the hearts of hundreds.

Rest in peace and we will love you always.

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WALBURN — Malcolm Walburn, of Coal Township. Funeral services will be held at 8 p.m. Saturday at the Farrow Funeral Home, Sixth and Chestnut streets, Shamokin, with the Rev. David Butler officiating. Viewing will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Farrow Funeral Directors, 240 W. Chestnut St., Shamokin 17872, to help defray funeral costs.

Published in News Item on Apr. 11, 2013