Maj. Gen. Dennis P. Malcor
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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.

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Published in The News-Enterprise from Aug. 5 to Aug. 10, 2016.
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June 29, 2020
Grief can be so hard, but our special memories help us cope. Remembering you and your loved one today and always.
Christopher Brian Wells
September 4, 2016
I had the honor to serve with you in B troop 1/17th Cav in Viet Nam. You were a fine officer that looked after your soldiers! Your leadership guided me throughout my career. Until we meet again Sir
1Sgt John Therrien U. S. Army (Ret)
John Therrien
August 10, 2016
Scott, You and your children are in my prayers. Dennis was a unique and fine person and his grandchildren reflect that as well.
Beverly Dansby Ball
August 10, 2016
I am so sorry for your loss. I know how difficult the loss of a loved one can be. I pray that you take comfort in your friends and family and that God gives you the strength needed to get through this difficult time. God invites us to draw close him in James chapter 4 verse 8.
August 8, 2016
Thank you for your service Sir. RIP I pray that God will comfort the family and friends.
Russell Owen
August 8, 2016
One of our favorite people. Sorry for our loss.
Paul and Tammy Ray
August 7, 2016
He always had such a wonderful presence. I am so very sorry for your loss.
Cynthia Guajardo
August 7, 2016
Scotty and family, Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Denny was a good friend and comrade. He fought a long, brave and courageous fight. May he rest in peace.
Don & Betty Lou Williams
August 7, 2016
Sir Thank you for your service to our Great Nation. Godspeed.
Thankful Veteran
August 6, 2016
Celebrating a life well lived. We will cherish the memories forever.
mark & janice gibson
August 6, 2016
Thinking of you Nancy
Bud and Debbie Bowen
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