of Norfork, AR
January 8, 1949 - May 13, 2023
Earnest Ray Malloy, Sr., age 74, of Norfork, AR passed away Saturday, May 13, 2023 at his residence. He was born January 8, 1949 in San Angelo, Texas to Amiel and Clara Malloy. He was a proud Army Veteran serving in Vietnam from 1968 to 1969, a cowboy who spent his younger days working for Swinson Cattle Company, as he was a lover of all things western. In 1992 he moved to Mountain Home, AR and soon joined the Buford Fire Department. In 1997 he started Lone Rock Fire Department and finished his life serving as Captain for Salesville Fire Department. He never met a stranger and had a heart as big as Texas.Earnest is survived by his wife, Nancy White of Norfork, AR; one sister, Martha Holley of Pleasanton, TX; daughter, Rosetta Worley of Paragould, AR, daughter, Shelly (Dalton) Durham of West Plains, MO; son, Earnest (Nikki) Malloy Jr. of Norfork, AR, and stepson, Terry (Heidi) White of Yellville, AR. Ten grandbabies, A.J. Saldana, Jakob Worley, Tabitha Tackitt, Dylan Worley, Dezzerae Saldana, Wesley Durham, Matthew Malloy, Hunter Malloy, Clara Malloy and Jason Shields and three great grandbabies Bentley, Rebecca and Adaley.Earnest was preceded in death by his parents, Amiel and Clara Malloy; one unnamed son and brother, Amiel Eugene Malloy.A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, May 17th, 2023 at 10:00 a.m. at the Burnt School House Cemetery. Funeral arrangements are in the care of Roller Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Salesville Fire Department.
Mr Earnest was my friend .He was without a dought one the best men I've ever met .I loved him and will miss him dearly... prayers for his family ..and everyone for their loss ..
Ernie was such a fine man and will be missed by all who knew and loved him. I so appreciate everything that Ernie did to get our Lone Rock Volunteer Fire Department started, and the entire Lone Rock community owes Ernie a huge debt of gratitude. May he rest in peace.
So sorry for your loss.Ernie was a very kind and sweet guy,he will be missed by many
We are sorry for this loss. It is really a shock. Our condolences to his family. He was a legend in the local fire community. Earnest leaves large boots to fill. He will be missed.
Ernie, you will very missed. I first met you when you was my boss at Nana's. You was a great friend to me and my husband and a God- grandad to our kids. We told you that we love you every time we saw you and talked on the phone. We know that you are talking up a storm to Jesus, your momma, your daddy, and your family up there. We hope you get to do a whole lotta fishing. Love and miss you bunches, the Parlier family.
Sorry my dear brother that I canâ€™t be with you for your service but it wonâ€™t be long my love until we will dance across heaven together until then I know your having a good ole time you mom and dad love you your sister
Best man I ever had the pleasure to work with and damn proud to call my friend.
Sorry for your loss been a long time since I saw him.