A private family service for Mr. Knox Thomas “Tom” Malone, age 66, of Fayetteville, TN was conducted at1:00 PM on Sunday, March 25, 2018, at Riverview Memorial Gardens.
Tom Malone was a motorhead from the very beginning. As a child, his love for cars developed into passion for old cars. At the age of 12 he bought his first antique car and started restoring it. He also developed a love of aviation and by 16 was flying around Lincoln County.
After starting his career in the family business he went on to a career in industrial fabrics. He eventually started his own business as a manufacturers’ representative, traveling extensively across the southern United States.
Survivors include his daughters, Mary Elizabeth Malone-Infante ( Hector) of Houston, TX and Emily Malone Young (Byron) of Katy, TX; son, Thomas Marion Malone (Bryant Carter Crowson) of Fayetteville, TN; grandchildren, Austin Young, Bennett Young, Carter Young, Hector Infante Jr, and Gabriel Infante; former spouses Mary Etta Ward of Tullahoma, TN, and Karen Wright Malone of Southlake, TX; brothers John “Bob” Robert Malone (Jean) and James “Jim” Marion Malone, Jr. He was preceded in death by his parents, Geneva A. Smith and James Marion Malone, Sr., and son, James Colbert Malone.
In lieu of flowers, you may make a donation in his name to The Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration. (theaftd.org)