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Location: Olean, New York
|Posted: Wed Sep 16, 2015 9:39 am Post subject: Emmett Earl Malone, Jr
|Olean Times Herald, 9-15-2015
EMMETT EARL MALONE, Jr.
Jacksonville, Fla - Emmett Earl Malone Jr., 74 of Jacksonville, passed away Tuesday, Sept 8, 2015.
Born June 8, 1941, in Olean, NY, he was the son of the Rev. Emmett Malone Sr., and Dorothy Robison Malone.
Mr Malone graduated from Olean High School in 1959 and was on the first all-African high school basketball team.
A retired U.S. Air Force master sergeant, he served a tour in Vietnam, coached Anderson Air Force Base basketball and won the Air Force Pacific Basket all Championship. He also retired from the U.S. Postal Service.
In addition, Mr. Malone was a several-time bowling champion and on the same team for more than 20 years at Naval Air Station Jacksonville.
He is survived by his wife, Sabina (Lena) Hilario Fabi Malone; a son, Rodney (Lori Lou) Malone of Naples; a stepdaughter, Elizabeth Deguzman of Jacksonville; three sisters, Sharyn Clemons of Buffalo, NY, Shirley Dockery of Ontario, Calif., and Beverly James Twitty-Terrien of Olean, NY; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday (Sept 17, 2015) in the chapel of Jacksonville Memory Gardens Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 1 until 2 p.m. Burial with military honors will follow in Jacksonville Memory Gardens Cemetery, 111 Blanding Blvd, Orange Park.