George Mallams, 93, the eighth child of Robert and Jannett (McTavish) Mallams, was born on February 9, 1927 in Weir City, KS he passed from this life on April 22, 2020 to join his parents and all of his siblings who had gone on before him, William, Robert, Grace Bennett, Viola Trewatha, Eldon, Raymond and Bertha Prewett.
He married the late Garnett Wolf in 1957 and enjoyed 48 years of togetherness. In this marriage, George had the pleasure and enjoyment of starting his family by raising Garnett’s 15 year old daughter, Jo Ann Livingston for 50 years.
He is survived two grandsons, Don (Shelley) Livingston and Jeff (Christine) Livingston; six great grandsons, Josh (Sloan), Thomas, Joseph, Tyler, Johnny and Colby; one great granddaughter, Joy Ellen (Kevin) Livingston Beatty; five great-great grandson, Noah, Carson, Jacob, Silas and Eli and one great-great granddaughter, Amelia and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins throughout these United States and Wales, UK.
He also leaves behind his partner of several years and dear friend, Susan Metzger.
George was a 1954 graduate from the University Of Kansas City School Of Pharmacy, now the University of Missouri and he was a registered Pharmacist for 50 years in the State of Missouri. George was very active in his professional associations, a past President of the Springfield Pharmacy Association and past President of Missouri Pharmacist Association, Chairman of Christian County Health Board, also serving as Chairman of the Nixa Electric Board during the transfer of services from another electric company.
He and his wife, Garnett, owned and operated Mallams Drug Store in Nixa, MO for ten years. At which time he was starting to work for the State of Missouri as a consultant to the (new) Medicaid Program, later joining the Missouri Board of Pharmacy as an Inspector of licensing and compliance of Missouri law.
George ended his professional career working for the Greene County Health Department Clinic, Springfield MO, dispensing medications for the indigent.
On Labor Day 1996, George and Garnett moved to Gulf Breeze, FL to be closer to their daughter and grandchildren.
George was known as Granddad by all the grandkids, was so special and so loved by everyone and considered to be the “Perfect Grandfather”, always smiling, always supportive, very smart and very loving, he will be deeply missed.
There will be a Private Memorial Service held for immediate family.