Hardy Edward Malone, III, 60, of Pine Bluff, passed away Saturday, August 17, 2013. He was born August 17, 1953, in Pine Bluff to the late Hardy Edward, Jr. and Phyllis Moore Malone. He graduated from Pine Bluff High School in 1972 and was of Baptist faith. He was retired from International Paper and a Member of the Local Union 833. Mr. Malone was a past member of the Harmony Hunt Club.
He is survived by his wife, Gail Ross Malone, whom he married November 22,1972; sons, Ross Malone of Pine Bluff, Matt (Donna) Malone of Redfield; daughter, Kim (Michael) Smith of Star City; stepmother, Sandra Malone of Pine Bluff; six grandchildren, Courtney Malone of Star City, Matthew and Rhyan Malone of Redfield, Jacob, Andrew, and Mackinzie Kearney all of Star City; brothers, Phillip (Dee) Malone of Pine Bluff and Don (Kim) Malone of Redfield.
Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Pine Ridge Cemetery with Pastor Robert Cossey officiating.
Memorials may be made to the First Immanuel Missionary Baptist Church, 1500 West 73, Pine Bluff, Ark. 71601
Funeral arrangements are by Cranford Funeral Home of White Hall(www.cranfordfh.com).