Robert Adam Malon, 71, passed away at 4:23 p.m. on Monday, December 28, 2020, at Mercy Health St. Rita’s Medical Center.
Robert was born on April 20, 1949, in Hicksville, NY, to the late Adam and Mary (Martarello) Malon. On August 9, 1980 he married Cheryl L. (Case) Malon who survives in Lima.
Robert was a college graduate and served in the U.S. Navy Reserve. He worked as a welder for BLH, Clark Equipment Co., and General Dynamics for many years and as a crane operator for Whemco. He was a history buff of WWII, an avid reader of the Wild Wild West, and lover of music (especially the Beatles). He was a rhythm guitar player for various bands in the Lima area for over 30 years.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by his son, Robert A. (Nancy) Malon II; daughter, Angela M. (Dean) Rex; five grandchildren: Crystal (Jose Sr.) Figueroa, Ashley Yeager, Zachary Schimpf, Jessica Schimpf and Amanda (Dakota Boop) Schimpf; five great-grandchildren: Jose Jr., Makynzee, Lylii and Crystofer Figueroa, and Kalani Parrish; nieces: Lisa (Scott) Prine and Meagan (Andrew) Paseka; as well as beloved rescued Dachshund, Prince Walter Wellington.
He was preceded in death by his parents; father and mother-in-law, Russell and Betty Case; brother, John K. Malon; and adored dogs: Toby, Charly and Sammy.
There will be a private family visitation from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, January 7, 2021 at Chamberlain-Huckeriede Funeral Home in Lima, and private family graveside service at Greenlawn Cemetery in Elida. Rev. Larry Molaski will officiate.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to donor’s choice.
Arrangements handled by Chamberlain-Huckeriede Funeral Home, Lima. Condolences may be expressed at www.chamberlainhuckeriede.com .
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