Donald Ray Malone

Donald Ray Malone

Donald Ray Malone, 85, Huntington, passed away at 9:30 am Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021 at Lutheran Hospital, Ft. Wayne, due to injuries he sustained in a car accident. 
 
Donald was born on Nov. 6, 1935 in Sullivan, the son of Ezra Malone and Mona (Vowell) Malone White. He graduated from Sullivan High School and attended Indiana State University. He married Anne E. Hildebrand on April 8, 1962, in Huntington. 
 
Donald was a veteran of the United States Army where he served as a Medic. He retired in 1994 as a Journeyman Press Operator from Our Sunday Visitor after 32 years of service. Donald was a member of the St. Peter's First Community Church, the Huntington Lions Club and the American Legion Post 0777. He was an avid bird watcher and gardener. Donald loved his family and was a good friend to all. 

Survivors include his spouse, Anne E. Malone, Huntington,; son, Shawn P. Malone, Huntington; daughter, Shelley Jo (Philip Hibbert) Septer, Huntington; three granddaughters, Allison (Sheldon) Coleman, Columbia City, Gabrielle (Seth Doctor) Malone, Huntington, and Sarah Malone, Huntington; grandson, Jacob Malone Septer, South Bend; great-granddaughter, Kena Coleman, Columbia City; and great-grandson, Jack Coleman, Columbia City. He is preceded in death by his mother, Mona Malone White; father, Ezra Malone; granddaughter, Kaitlyn Septer; and grandson, John "Zachery" Septer. 

A memorial service celebrating the life of Donald will be held at a later date. 

Preferred memorials may be made in memory of Donald to the Back Packs of Hope, in Memory of John "Zachery" Septer, in care of Bailey-Love Mortuary, 35 West Park Drive, Huntington, IN 46750.
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