David Lee Malone, age 68, of Gray, passed away Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at his residence following an extended illness. Mr. Malone was a member of 11E Church of Christ in Jonesborough and was baptized on March 24th of 2016. He was a former employee of Eastman Kodak Co. and then spent the rest of his years working with his son at the sawmill.
David was preceded in death by his wife, Debbie Malone; brother, Bob Malone and sister, Marilyn Malone Cole. He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Bryan and Shuree Malone of the home and their children, Beth and Chad Malone; step-son, Dwayne Mountjoy; step-daughter, Kim Garrett; “adopted” daughter, Brandy Johns; brothers, Fred Malone, Jr. and wife Linda of Jonesborough; Mike Malone and wife, Bennie of Unicoi; and a step-grandson, Jonah. Several additional step-grandchildren, nieces and nephews also survive. The family would like to give a special thanks to Abigail “Little Bit” & Anna Grace Rasberry, two special young ladies who Mr. Malone adored, and the staff of Amedisys Hospice, especially his nurse, Scott, for the loving care and attention given to Mr. Malone.
A Celebration of Life service for David Lee Malone will be conducted at 7:00 PM on Friday, December 9, 2016 at the Tribute Funeral Home chapel in Gray. The family will receive friends Friday from 5:00 to 7:00 PM in the funeral home chapel prior to the service.
A graveside service for David will be conducted at 3:00 PM Saturday, December 10, 2016 at the Deakins Cemetery in Jonesborough. Those wishing to attend the graveside service are asked to meet at the cemetery Saturday at 2:45 PM. Pallbearers will be selected from family and friends.
On-line condolences may be sent to the family and viewed by visiting our website at www.tribute-services.com. Tribute Funeral and Cremation Services of Johnson City is honored to serve the family of Mr. Malone.
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