Lloyd R. Malick

Lloyd R. Malick, 67, of Parsons passed away at 12:36 p.m. Monday, Feb. 8, 2021, at Labette Health.

Lloyd Ray Malick was born on April 18, 1953, to Lorn L. and Betty L. (Thomas) Malick in Altamont. As a young boy, he grew up and attended school in Altamont.

During the Vietnam War, Lloyd served in the U.S. Marine Corps. Following his service, Lloyd returned to Southeast Kansas, settling in Parsons. For several years, he worked at the Kansas Army Ammunition Plant. He then worked at Grandview Products for several years.

He was a member of Parsons Foursquare Church. The most important thing to Lloyd was his family. He enjoyed hunting and watching professional wrestling.

On Nov. 4, 1977, Lloyd and Virginia Smith were united in marriage in Miami, Oklahoma. She survives of the home.

Other survivors include two stepdaughters, Tammy Gero and her husband, Kevin, of Parsons and Tracy Higginson and her husband, Doug, of Dennis; three grandchildren, Shala Williams and her husband, Derek, Tyler Gero and his wife, Kylie, and Tanner Smethwick; four great-grandchildren, Connor and Landry Williams and Brylee and Drew Gero; and two sisters, Brenda Lumm of Parsons and Becky Ghering of Piedmont.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Harold Hopkins; and four sisters, Melissa Hopkins, Kaye Hopkins, Rosetta Wilson and Glenna Malick.

The service will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Forbes-Hoffman Funeral Home in Parsons. Burial will take place at a later date at Oakwood Cemetery. Friends may call to sign the register and view Mr. Malick from 1 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. The service can be viewed live on the Forbes-Hoffman Facebook page. For all events, social distancing guidelines will be followed, including the requirement of face masks.

Memorials are suggested to Parsons Foursquare Church and may be left at or mailed to the funeral home, P.O. Box 374, Parsons, KS 67357.

Online condolences may be left at www.forbeshoffman.com.

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