Roy Gene Malone (67) of Neoga


Published on August 12 2019 12:09 pm

 Roy Gene Malone, 67, of Neoga,  Illinois passed away Wednesday, August  7, 2019, at his residence in rural Neoga.

As per Roy's wishes, cremation rites will be accorded and a graveside service will be held Thursday, August 15 at 10 a.m. in the Long Point Cemetery, east of Neoga, with Rev. Richard Coen officiating. Memorials are suggested to the American Heart Association or the American Cancer Society. Swengel-O'Dell Funeral Home of Neoga is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be left by clicking here.

He was born July 15, 1952, in Mattoon, Illinois the son of James and Evelyn "June" (Hampton) Malone.  Roy was a grain and livestock farmer and owner/operator of Malone Septic Service.  He married Paula Seeley June 17, 1972, in the Lerna Methodist Church of Lerna.

Roy is survived by his wife of 47 years, Paula of Neoga; his brother, Doug Malone (Connie) of Neoga; sisters-in-law, Rose Sowers (Scott) of Trilla and Tammy Abbott of Springfield, Illinois; brother-in-law, Jimmy Seeley of Searcy, Texas; nieces and nephews, Kim, Ray Jr., Angel, Angie, Michael, Jacob, Alex, Waylon, Rob, Ava, Henry, Samuel, Franklin, Jon, Jeremy, Chelsea, Keegan, Matthew, Corey, Shaun, Stormey, Stephanie, Melissa, Christine, Scott and Roger; and his beloved dog, Millie.

He was preceded in death by, his parents; brothers, Robert and Jim Malone; sister, Kay Vaughn, and nephew, Derek Malone.