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Eric "Ricky" D. Malott

June 13th, 1961 – October 7th, 2020

Eric “Ricky” Malott, 59, of Astoria, IL, passed away at 4:14 am on Wednesday, October 7, 2020 in East Peoria, IL. He was born on June 13, 1961 in Canton, IL, the son of Verl and Glenna (Taylor) Malott.

Survivors include his parents, Verl and Glenna Malott of Ipava, IL, brother, Rod Malott of Astoria, Aunt and Uncle's, Lois and Richard Henderson of East Peoria and Ronald and Margaret Taylor of Liverpool, IL.

Hi is preceded by his paternal grandparents, Mary and Chancey Malott, and maternal grandparents, Glenn and Helen Taylor.

Eric was a machinist at Caterpillar in East Peoria.

He was a member of UAW Local 974. He also enjoyed mushroom hunting.

A graveside service will be held at 10:30 am on Monday, October 12, 2020 in the Summum Cemetery in Summum, IL. Pastor Matthew Thiner will be officiating. A visitation will be held from 3 to 5 pm on Sunday, October 11, 2020 at Shawgo Memorial Home in Astoria. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association.

Condolences


October 8th, 2020

So sorry for your loss. Eric was a super sweet man.

October 8th, 2020

Malott family, so sorry to hear about Eric,we considered him a great friend. Sending prayers during this difficult time. Bob and Susie Bucher

October 8th, 2020

So sorry for your loss. Sending prayers to you in this very difficult time.

October 9th, 2020

So sorry for your loss
Bill and Connie Ogden

October 9th, 2020

Glenna and Verl. So sorry for your loss. Nancy Carithers

October 9th, 2020

My cousin Rick was a good man and joy to be around. My heart is saddened by the news and prayers go out to my Aunt Sis,Uncle Verl and cousin Rod. Love to all. Buddy Taylor and family

October 9th, 2020

Verl and Glenn (sis), I'm so sorry for the loss of your son. My thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. Love, Lori Stockham-Cook.

October 9th, 2020

So very sorry for your loss. Prayers are with all of you and your family.
Deb and Jim Park

October 9th, 2020

So sorry of your loss of Eric. He was a classmate. Sending prayers of comfort during this difficult time. Brenda Kidd Crain

October 9th, 2020

So sorry to learn of Eric’s passing. Friendly and a quiet guy is how I remember him. Prayers for peace and comfort. Linda (Kessler) Mikulich

October 10th, 2020

We are so very sorry to hear of ERicky's passing. Our deepest sympathies and condolences to you and your family. God Bless The Larry R. Bevard Family

October 10th, 2020

So sorry Verl and Glenna for your family's loss.LuAnn Bollinger

October 10th, 2020

So sorry to hear of Eric's passing ! He was and always will be one of my close friends all through school .Always was glad he lived with us in our close neighborhood .My thoughts and prayers are with all of you in this difficult time .John Kelly

October 10th, 2020

So sorry to hear of Eric's Passing. Richard Bottenberg

October 10th, 2020

We are so sorry for your loss and sadness. He will always be in our hearts and thoughts. The DeMotts

October 10th, 2020

Verl and Glenna - so sorry to read this - have not seen you since the good old Bader & Co. days but always enjoyed the both of you - my sincere condolences - Rick Harris

October 10th, 2020

Glenna, Verl, and family, we are so very sorry to hear of the tragic loss of your handsome son. You will all be in our thoughts and prayers. John and Sandy Bybee

October 10th, 2020

Sending our thoughts & prayers to the family..so sorry to hear of his passing.Jon & Ketra Branson

October 10th, 2020

Thoughts and Prayers are with the family. Gaylon and Brianna Malott

October 11th, 2020

Verl,Sis and Rod-we were so very saddened to hear of the loss of Rick. Our thoughts and prayers are with you dear cousins. Love-
Mike and Marla Rumler & family
Darren and Shawn Jones & family Marlyn Jones

October 11th, 2020

So very sorry for your loss

October 13th, 2020

Victor just heard about your son's death this morning (10/13), We are all so sorry and will keep you in our prayers. Wilma & Hancil Miller and family.

October 16th, 2020

Sorry for your lost I worked with him at caterpillar I would always bring him in lunch and we would eat lunch together he was a great man and I enjoyed spending time with him he will be missed prayers sent for you my friend I will see you on the other side someday

October 17th, 2020

Sorry to hear of Erics passing>My thoughts and prayers for your family.Brad Heaton and family

October 17th, 2020

Rod, and Mr and Mrs. Malott
So sorry about Eric. He was a good neighbor and a hard worker.
Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Don and Dotty Evans
4D Farm