Wellsville, NY - Floyd Mallory, age 95, of Florida Avenue passed away on Wednesday June 22, 2016 at the Bath V. A. Center in Bath, New York. He was born on January 18, 1921 in Mellenville to Roy and Mary Robbins Mallory. On November 23, 1946 in Wellsville he married Doris Swarthout who survives him.
Floyd was a longtime resident of Wellsville who joined the United States Marine Corps in 1940. He proudly served with the First Marine Division in the Pacific Theater participating in the landings on Tuagi, Guadal Canal, Cape Gloucaster and Peleliu. He was awarded the Purple Heart and when he left the service he had earned the rank of Sergeant. Floyd worked for the former Wellsville Burial Case and later worked for Air Preheater as a machinist from where he retired in 1987 after 37 years. In his earlier years Floyd enjoyed riding motorcycles and later took up flying his own air planes from the Wellsville Airport. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, carpentry, helping his family and being with them. He was a member of the Morrison Hayes American Legion Post 702 and the First Trinity Lutheran Church both of Wellsville.
Surviving besides his wife Doris are 2 sons, Glenn [Debra] Mallory of Grand Junction, CO., Roger [Pat George] Mallory of Wellsville; 2 daughters, Peggy Stallworth of Mumford and Mary [Kelly] Monroe of Wellsville; 4 grandchildren.
Floyd was predeceased by his parents and his 2 sisters, Dorothy and Alice.
There will be no prior visitation with a memorial service will be scheduled for a later date. Memorials in Floyd’s name may be given to the charity of the donor’s choice. To leave online condolences please visit www.embserfuneralhome.com.