Maj. Gen. Dennis P. Malcor, 76, of Vine Grove, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2016, at Kindred Hospital in Louisville.
He was born June 20, 1940, to Patrick and Frances Malcor in St. Louis. He was a U.S. Army veteran with 36 years of service. He served two combat tours in Vietnam. He commanded the 1st Squadron, 2nd Armored Cavalry Regiment in Germany; the 1st Brigade, 24th Infantry Division at Fort Stewart, Georgia, and was the Assistant Division Commander, 3rd Infantry Division in Germany. He concluded his military career by serving as Deputy Commanding General, First United States Army at Fort Knox.
Maj. Gen. Malcor served his country both in peace and at war. Among his many decorations and awards, he received the Bronze Star Medal with "V" Device for exceptional valor in combat, and was a recipient of the Defense Distinguished Service Medal, the United States' highest non-combat related military award and the highest joint service decoration.
He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Scott Brown Malcor; a daughter, Nancy Scott Malcor of Macon, Georgia; a son, Dennis Patrick Malcor Jr. of Walchwil, Switzerland; and his grandchildren, Edward John Moskaly III, Nicholas Patrick Malcor and Emily Scott Malcor; and numerous other loving family members.
The funeral for Mr. Malcor is at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 10, at Radcliff Presbyterian Church. Burial with full military honors follows in Kentucky Veterans Cemetery-Central in Radcliff.
Visitation is from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 9, at Coffey & Chism Funeral Home in Vine Grove and continues at 9 a.m. Wednesday at the church.
Condolences can be expressed at www.coffeyandchism.com.