Charles 'Bugsy' Edward Malone


Charles Edward Malone, "Bugsy," 70, of Terre Haute, passed away August 11, 2019, in his home surrounded by his wife and loved ones. He was born January 5, 1949, to Theodore and Wilma Malone.
He graduated from Gersmeyer High School and then joined the United States Marine Corps. He was a pipefitter welder for the Plumbers and Steamfitters Local 157 before retiring at the age of 62. As a fan of baseball he played in the 1961 Little League World Series, he is a true St. Louis Cardinals fan, and he has coached many softball and baseball teams throughout the years. Bugsy never met a stranger and was larger than life. In 1978 he married the love of his life, Debbie Malone.
He was preceded in death by his parents; three sisters, Patty Cliff, Barbara Berber, and Mary Carey; his sisters-in-law, Tina Morris and Julie Lynch; niece, Kelly Hammonds; and grandson, Troy Jeffery.
He is survived by his wife; five daughters listed oldest to youngest, Christy Malone (Kirk Bedwell), Lisa lane (Brent), Jennifer Sanders-Haeseker (Brent), Molly Malone (Rob Cooper) and Mandy Malone (Steven Hejari); mother-in-law, MaryLou Morris; brothers-in-law, Charles Morris and David Ford; 16 grandkids; and 7 great-grandkids; as well as his nephews, Erich Berner, Jay Voigt, Scott and J.D. McCoskey and Ryan Morris, and their families.
Funeral services are scheduled for Wednesday, August 14, 2019, at 7:00 p.m., in Oregon Baptist Church, 11200 South Carlisle Street, Terre Haute, IN 47802. Pastor Fred Harrison will officiate. Military honors will follow services. Visitation will be at the church on Wednesday, from 3:00 p.m. until service time. In honoring his wishes, cremation will be scheduled after services. The family would like to give a special thank-you to Dr. Brucken, the Regional Hospital staff, and VNA Hospice for their loving care and support. Care and arrangements have been entrusted to Greiner Funeral Home.
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Chuck Ross aka ( Sonney )
Aug 14, 2019
I have saved this picture top row 2nd from the left myself and 5th to the right is Chuck. His father at the top.
Chuck Ross ( Sonney )
Aug 14, 2019
So sorry to hear of this I lost all contact with Chuck after we moved from were we lived next door to him. We played baseball together and his dad Bud coach. You family have my deepest sympathy.
Erich Berner
Aug 13, 2019
Secret Garden Basket was purchased for the family of Charles 'Bugsy' Edward Malone by Erich Berner.  Send flowers
Aug 13, 2019
I pray the Lord comforts you and your family, through this tribulation. Ralph and I will miss his smiling face. What a character. He will definitely be missed by all that knew him. We are blessed to have known you Bugsy, and your family. RIP
Barry Turner
Aug 12, 2019
Rest In Peace my brother, my friend.
James Smith (Toad )
Aug 12, 2019
Debbie, Bugsy and I were the same age and go way back, and consider him a very close friend. Even though he went to Gersmeyer Tec and I went to West Vigo! He will be extremely missed by all. Prayers and condolences for you and your family. May he RIP Toad
Aug 12, 2019
Sorry to hear Jenny you lost your Dad. Didn’t know him but know a lot of you in the family.
Greg Fentress (aka “Hammer”)
Aug 12, 2019
Debbie and Family: so sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you. I haven’t seen Bugsy for 30 yrs but I can still see that smile on his face!
Jim & Karen Fisher
Aug 11, 2019
Prayers to you Debbie in the loss of your legend. We send our love...
Nan Keil
Aug 11, 2019
Cap and I were so sorry to hear this. Prayers to your family.