William Curtis Malone, 61, died suddenly Jan. 6 at his home.

He was preceded in death by his parents: Calvin Malone Sr. and Lois Blazer Malone; a brother: Dwayne Malone; and a nephew: Roger Malone.

He is survived by his wife: Mary Cook Malone; a daughter: Risha Fillers; sons: Travis Malone, Derrick Malone and Christopher Fillers; brothers: Calvin Malone Jr. and Willard Malone; one sister: Mary Malone; 10 grandchildren including one special granddaughter: Jasmine Harmon; several nieces and nephews; and special friends he thought of as family: Thomas Ripley and his wife, Rachell Ripley, Marilou Ripley and Parker James.

A graveside service will be conducted to honor his memory Tuesday at 3:30 p.m. at GreeneLawn Memory Gardens.