Loyd "Mike" Maloney
Loyd "Mike" Maloney, 80, of Garland, Texas, formerly of Pea Ridge, Ark., died Wed., June 15, 1016. He suffered for many years with Alzheimer's disease before passing peacefully in his sleep to be with his Lord.
Mike was born March 24, 1936, at Garfield, Ark., to Lafe Maloney and Eliza Elizabeth Huffman Maloney. He attended Garfield High School and New College, St. Edward's University. He worked in all aspects of oil field operations and sales in Kansas, Neb., New Mexico, Okla., Saudi Arabia and the North Sea. Later, he developed, owned and operated Paramount Mobile Home Park in Farmington, New Mexico and eventually retired to Pea Ridge to be near his family and friends.
He enjoyed vegetable and rose gardening, fishing, and camping in his RV.
Mike married Shirley Brundege on Dec. 16, 1956, and three daughters were born from this union. Mike was known for his quick wit and ability to talk to anyone and was a friend to all. He was a member of the Nazarene Church in Pea Ridge, Masonic Lodge #294 and the Scottish Rite. He is preceded in death by his parents; five brothers, John Maloney, Floyd Maloney, Franklin (Pat) Maloney, Lawrence Maloney, and an infant brother James Levi Maloney.
Survivors are three daughters, Mica Pryor (Bobby) of Rockwall, Texas, Debra Haymaker (Roger) of Collinsville, Okla., and Marla Ropp (Jeff) of Newcastle, Okla.; two brothers, William Maloney of Cassville, Mo., and Cisco Maloney, of Seligman, Mo.; three sisters, Dorothy Barr of Viburnum, Mo., Mary Jane Adkins of Mt. Home, Ark., and Mildred Hicks of Pea Ridge, Ark.,; six grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter. Mike's family were his pride and joy.
A visitation was Saturday, June 18, at Reddick Assembly of God Church in Garfield, Ark., with services following. Burial was at Ruddick Cemetery under the direction of Sisco Funeral Home of Pea Ridge. Donations may be made to Alzheimer's Foundation of America, 322 Eighth Ave., 7th Floor, New York, NY 10001. Online condolences may be made at siscofuneralhome.net