David Richard Malkmus – Obituary

By  | May 16, 2017 | Filed under: Obituaries, Peck Funeral Home

A Mass for David Richard Malkmus, 62, of Hartselle, AL will be held at the Annunciation of the Lord Catholic Church on Friday, May 19, 2017 at 12 noon. Family will receive friends from 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM at the Church.
Mr. Malkmus died on Sunday, May 14, 2017 at his residence. He was born October 16, 1954, in Kansas to Bernard Richard Malkmus and Donna Sanner Malkmus.
The family moved to Huntsville in 1961. Mr. Malkmus was active in Boy Scouts, enjoying hiking, camping and earned his Eagle Scout rank on December 7, 1969. David graduated from Butler High School in 1972. He attended the University of Alabama and was a dedicated Bama Fan. David loved sports and supported Hartselle football and baseball teams from little league to high school.
Mr. Malkmus served in the 18th Airborne Corp and was involved in the invasion of Panama and in Desert Shield/ Storm. While in the service, he was active in the Knights of Columbus, serving as Grand Knight of the Fourth Degree Council in Fort Bragg, NC. After leaving the service he returned to Decatur, AL. He worked for First American Bank and Sirsi, Inc. Mr. Malkmus was currently employed by Kroger in Hartselle. He was preceded in death by his brother: Douglas P. Malkmus, on April 9, 2017.
Mr. Malkmus is survived by his parents, his daughter: Maegan Breonna Malkmus of Hartselle, Step-son: Caleb Murphy, Portland, OR, his brother: Jeffrey K. Malkmus (Kelli), Limestone County, AL, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers: family requests donations be made to the charity of your choice.
Peck Funeral Home

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