David Malone was born March 13, 1945 in McNairy County, TN the son of the late Marcus Allen and Martha Verona Plunk Malone.
He was united in marriage to Christine Petty on May 25, 1985.
David graduated from Bethel Springs High School. He worked in different garment manufacturing facilities as a sewing machine mechanic for 40 years before attending the Tennessee College of Applied Technology at Crump, where he earned a certification in HVAC repair. David went on to operate his own HVAC business for several years before retiring. Hunting, fishing, and working on his farm at Bethel Springs were among his favorite activities. David was an avid fan of the Chicago Cubs and the Tennessee Vols. He could fix anything and enjoyed helping others. David was a member of the Dyers Chapel church of Christ near Lexington.
David departed this life on November 28, 2023 in Lexington, Tennessee at the age of 78 Years, 8 Months, 15 Days. He is survived by his wife of 38 years, Christine (Petty) Malone of Lexington, TN; two daughters, Susan Howie and husband Tim and Charity Bowman and husband Forrest; a son, Mark Malone and wife Hailey; a stepdaughter, Amanda Cagle and husband Darrell; a stepson, Jason Harris and wife Julie; eleven grandchildren: Mitchell Howie and wife Maggie, Matthew Howie, MaryAlice Bowman, Brooks Bowman, Parker Malone, Bodhi Malone, Haven Cagle, Madison Cagle, Ethan Cagle, Kate Harris, and Ava Jane Harris; one great-granddaughter on the way, Maisy Jean Howie; and many extended family and friends.
In addition to his parents, David was preceded in death by a sister, Martha Sue Malone; a brother, Dorsey Allen Malone; and a great-grandchild, Rhylin Lee Bruce.