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James Edward Malloy Jr., better known as the Reverend James E. Malloy Jr., was born on January 19,1956, in Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Preceding him in death are his parents the late Edith Faye and James Malloy Sr. His earthly service for the Lord ended on August 15, 2022, at Southeastern Regional Medical Center, Lumberton, North Carolina. On this day, he began his heavenly services amongst our angels right beside our Lord and Savior. Rev. James E Malloy Jr. grew up in Fairmont, North Carolina. Giving his life to God at the age of 12, he began preaching at the age of 16. The Word has always been on his tongue and he has always lived his life according to what was righteous. The Bible has always been a roadmap for his life. He attended grade school in the Public Schools of Robeson County, receiving his high school diploma in 1974. After retiring from the ministry, he enjoyed school so much that he went back into the school system to substitute. He also attended Methodist University in Fayetteville, NC graduating in 1978; there he received his Bachelor in Religion and became an extinguished member of the Fraternity Lambda Chi Alpha. He was once the President of the Student Association at Methodist University. He received the Methodist University Outstanding Alumni Service Award in 2009. Rev. Malloy was also a former member of the Alumni Board of Directors for Methodist University. Upon graduating he went on to Boston University to receive his Master's in School of Divinity with a minor in Theology, graduating in 1983. His delight was presiding over worship services and programs. His soul and heart enjoyed leading individuals, families, youths, and students in accepting Our Lord as their personal Savior and Redeemer. He enjoyed visiting the sick and shutin as a meaningful part of his ministry. His favorite saying is, "with God all things are possible." Rev. Malloy has had many accomplishments in his journey, every union he wed, every christening conducted, and every funeral he performed, was done with the presence of God always in the midst. One of his proud moments was the moment he prepared a meal for the great Coretta Scott King, and she enjoyed it. Even though he has been in several movies, and played in several 7th Heaven episodes. He was most proud that he had a line to God, to pray for those who needed it and those that didn't want it, he prayed to God anyway. If you needed Rev. Malloy, he was there. If there was funeral being conducted, he was there. If there was an event in the community, he was there. In the good times and the bad times, he was there. If someone was cooking Sunday dinner, he was there. Now amongst the angels and those that have gone on before him, and right at the seat of God's throne, he is there. Rev. James Malloy began pastoring in the United Methodist Churches in 1983 at St. Peters UMC in Hamlet, North Carolina. He went on in 1987 to Mount Olive Parrish UMC in Lumberton, North Carolina. Then in 1994 Rhyne Memorial UMC in Red springs, North Carolina. In 1999 Fifth Avenue UMC, in Wilmington, North Carolina. From there to Lakewood UMC in Durham, North Carolina in 2002. In 2006 he presided over the Sanford Circuit UMC in Sanford, North Carolina. Taking administrative leave in 2010 to help take care of his mother. He then resumed in 2012 at Millers Chapel in Lumberton, North Carolina, and his last appointment was at New Hope UMC in Rowland, North Carolina in 2013. He finally retired in 2016 from the administrative duties of the church but kept working in the communities. Rev. Malloy leaves to cherish his siblings, Rev. Libby Malloy-Kisseih (Fairmont, NC), Jerry Malloy (Indian Head, MD), and Patsy Malloy (Fairmont, NC). Preceding him in death are Bobby Malloy and Judy Faye Bridgett. He had a great love for his nieces and nephews, Tony E. Bridgett (Charlotte, NC), Jessica N. Kisseih (Lumberton, NC), and Erika E. Bridgett (Charlotte, NC), and Jeremiah A. Malloy (Elkridge, MD). Born to them Jhaniyah L. Kisseih, Nadia L. Bridgett, Josiah E. Kisseih, Za'Reah L. Bridgett, Tomaurien E. Bridgett, and Emoni L. Bridgett His cousins served as extended brothers and sisters Deacon Harry T. Wade (Fairmont, NC), Deacon Perry L. Wade (Rosa L. Wade) (Raeford, NC), Terri A. Stewart (Darrell Stewart) (Lumberton, NC), Jestine M. Wade (Fairmont, NC), Nancy Wade (Charles Christy) (Fairmont, NC), and Charles McCoy (Philadelphia, PA) As he would say his little cousins, Marlon (Resting in Peace since July 2016), Stephanie, Terri D., Darrell Jr., (Resting in Peace since November 2018), Shameicha, Roderica, Brittney, Perry Jr., Ja' Leah, and Thurston. A special friend of the Malloy-Kisseih family would like to acknowledge Ms. Rosa L. Moody who has been a part of our family for decades and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and extended friends.