William died following a short illness at 7:25 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013, at his home.
William was born on Jan. 4, 1930, in Boston, Ma., to the late William Malloy and Ellen Cronin Malloy.
William was of the Catholic faith. He had worked at the United Liquors of Boston, Ma., and retired from Teamster Local 25. William was a member of the Red Sox Faith.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Carolyn M. Groves; two brothers, Peter D. Malloy and John J. Malloy; and two sisters, Rita Bridget Emerson and Alice M. Morgan.
William is survived by one son, William Joseph Malloy, Jr. of Cadiz; two daughters, Ellen Marie Malloy Harrington (and husband Kevin) of St. Louis, Mo. and Sara Ann Malloy Beebe (and husband Chuck) of Cadiz; eight grandchildren, Samantha Lynn and RJ Byerly of Paducah, Sgt. Bruce Lewis Beebe of Cadiz, Airman First Class Matthew Harrington, Morissa Jane Huskey, and Caleb Joseph Harrington, all of St. Louis, Mo., Brittney Beebe, Kyle Beebe and Sean Beebe, all of Cadiz; one great-grandson, Nolan Baxter of Cadiz; and numerous nieces, nephews and dear friends.
Music was provided by Kristee Barnes, pianist. Memorial donations may be made to The Jimmy Fund, C/O Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, P.O. Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284-9168 or to the SSM Hospice, 1187 Corporate Lake, Ste. 200, St. Louis, MO 63132.