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Lyman Dumas Maloch, 97, of Murchison, Texas passed away Sunday, October 27, 2019, at his residence.

Lyman was born on April 5, 1922 in Magnolia to the late Cooper Monroe and Martha Clara (Dumas) Maloch. He served his country in the United States Army during World War II, was a petroleum engineer, and retired from Amoco Oil Company.

Lyman was preceded in death by his parents; son Mark Maloch; brothers, Winston Maloch and Ned Maloch; and sister Evelyn Maloch Hayes.

He is survived by his wife Virginia Sue Maloch of Murchison, Texas; sons, John D, Maloch of Murchison, Michael G. Maloch of Houston, Texas, and James W. Maloch and wife Martha of Houston, Texas; daughter-in-law Susie F. Maloch of Langley, WA; grandsons, Jason L. Maloch of Pine Knoll Shores, NC, Bryan D. Maloch of LaRue, Texas, and Duncan M Maloch of Santa Rosa, Calif.; granddaughters, Karen M. Budgell and husband Anthony of Athens, Texas and Sierra S. Maloch of Colorado Springs, CO; great grandsons, Frederick J. Budgell of Athens, Texas and Jesse J. Budgell of Athens, Texas; great granddaughters, Angelique M. Budgell of Athens, Texas, Hailey J. Falk of Houston, Texas, and Cassidy S.A. Maloch of LaRue, Texas.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, November 2, 2019 at the Hephzibah Baptist Church with Dr. Eric Goble officiating. Burial will follow at the Hephzibah Cemetery under the direction of Lewis Funeral Home, Inc. in Magnolia. Visitation will be held Saturday from 9 to 10 a.m. at the church.

The family requests memorial donations are sent to the Hephzibah Cemetery,4110 Columbia Rd. 5, Magnolia, AR 71753.

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