Michael Edward Malysz Sr. age 66 passed away peacefully at home in Kingman, Arizona April 6, 2018.
Michael was born in Detroit, Michigan on June 7, 1951 to Katherine and Edward Malysz.
After attending Cody High School, he joined the Marine Corps in 1969 and was stationed in the Pacific during the Vietnam War. After his time in the military he married Christine Briley in 1972 and started a family in 1973. They moved to Arizona in 1974.
Michael worked at the Mohave County Road Department from 1979-1993. He then drove long haul until 2005 when he was diagnosed with prostate cancer.
Michael enjoyed hard work, trucking, fishing, camping and spending time with his family and friends in the great outdoors. He will be remembered for his sense of humor, his practical jokes, his great love for nature and his gentle soul. He was always there with a helping hand for anyone in need.
Michael is survived by his daughters, Milei Malysz-Hurley. Carly Sena (Bo), and Michael Malysz Jr.
His grandchildren – Sean Malysz and Ryan Hurley. Kyle and Mezi Sena, Makayla,Mallory and Michael Malysz III
His brother Tom Malysz, and sisters Linda Summers and Kathy Urda. His ex-wife and friend Christine Briley. His best friend Bob Noonan and his children Dan, Jason and Brad Noonan. Last but not least his best friend, his beloved dog Molly and many more friends and family.
He is proceeded in death by his father Edward F. Malysz and niece Melanee Summers.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 14, 2018 at Central Kingman Church located in downtown Kingman at 1112 N. 4th Street 86401
In lieu of flowers please donate to Kingman Cancer Unit as he was a grateful member.
Dear Lord, Bless our papa with no pain and only comfort. You will always be in my heart. Papa we love you – Love Michael Edward Malysz III.