Michael Lynn “Mickey” Malone, Sr., 54, of Fernandina Beach passed away Saturday, September 30, 2017 at West Jacksonville Health and Rehabilitation. Born in Jesup, GA, Mickey had lived in Fernandina Beach since he was 2 years old.
A son of the late James and Sharon Higginbotham Malone, Mickey graduated from Fernandina Beach High School in 1982 and before he became ill, he had served as a Dispatcher with the Fernandina Beach Police for over 8 years. Prior to working for Fernandina Beach Police Department, Mickey worked for Standard Marine for over 15 years.
The two biggest loves of his life were his children and the Florida Gators.
He leaves behind his four children, Keith Johns of Naylor, GA, Tiffany Malone of Hickox, GA, Michael Malone, Jr. and Alicia Malone, both of Fernandina Beach; his sister, Jennifer Hart of Alachua, his former wife, Tamara Malone of Fernandina Beach; his grandchildren, Chaddum Johns, Gannon Lane Batten and Aubrey Ann Badger, as well as several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.
Services for Mr. Malone will be private and he will be laid to rest at LaFlora Mission Crematorium.