John Patrick Malloy, age 80, of Park Forest, Illinois, and formerly of Salix, Iowa, died Tuesday, August 27, 2019 in Olympia Fields, Illinois.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, September 3, 2019 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Salix with burial following in St. Joseph Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 8:30am Tuesday and continue until service time at the church. Morningside Chapel Christy Smith Funeral Homes is in charge of local services.
John was born in Sioux City, Iowa on December 16, 1938, the son of Thomas and Joyce (Chesley) Malloy.
He was a longtime over the road truck driver and moved to Park Forest upon his retirement. He was married to Betty Jean Harsh who preceded him in death on February 18, 2006. He was a former member of the United States Army and the National Guard.
John is survived by his daughter, Bonny Biksacky and her husband Kevin of Plainfield, Ill.; son, James Malloy; five brothers, Daniel and his wife Carol Malloy, David Malloy, Patrick Malloy, Jim Malloy and his wife Mary, and Richard Malloy; and one sister, Betty Morey.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Thomas; and a sister, Catherine Malloy.
Memorials in John’s name may be made to the family for designation at a later date.