Dan Franklin Malone, 85, beloved father, grandfather and great-grandfather, died Saturday, April 27, 2013.
Funeral is 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 1, at First Baptist Church of Newark with burial at Aurora Cemetery. Mount Olivet Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
Dan was born June 5, 1927, in Ponder to Noel and Grace Malone. He was lovingly known as “Papaw” by his grandchildren and “Opa” by his great-grandchildren.
Dan was an active member of First Baptist Church of Newark and had retired from TXU.
Survivors include his children, Donna Lynch and husband, Harold, and Bill Malone and wife, Carol, all of Newark, and Raleigh Malone and wife, Tina, of Fort Worth; grandchildren Christa Davis, Franklin Malone, Cecil Malone, Maria Amaro and Melissa Malone; great-grandchildren Jennifer Davis, Madalyn Malone, Aaron Malone, Kassandra Escalante, Linsey Chancellor, Julissa Amaro, Hannah Chancellor, Chase Malone, Dillon Malone and Elijah Malone; sister-in-law Gusti Teufl of Austria; and numerous other relatives and friends.