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Robert W. Malcolm

July 23, 1963 ~ February 18, 2019 (age 55)

Robert W. Malcolm, 55, a lifelong resident of Brockton, passed away unexpectedly of a heart ailment on Feb. 18, 2019. Born in Stoughton on July 23, 1963, he was the beloved son of Bruce W. and Priscilla (Hooper) Malcolm. He graduated from Brockton High School in 1981 and earned an Associate’s Degree in Computer Science from Massasoit Community College. Bobby worked with his father for 30 years at Land Surveys Inc. He belonged to the Scribblers Club, Hockomock Swamp Supper Club and Desserts Emporium and Boy Scouts of America. He enjoyed writing poems and short stories and Boston trips by train, exploring there, First Nights ringing in the New Year with the crowds, Fourth of July and the Honk Festival, and Ioved sitting around a campfire spending time with family. Bobby also leaves his sisters, Ann (Malcolm) Wierengo and her husband Martin, Patricia (Malcolm) Murphy and her husband Michael, and Katharine (Malcolm) Campbell; his nephews and niece, Brendon Murphy, Kristopher Campbell, Kory Campbell, Kelsi Murphy, Alek Wierengo, Nolan Murphy, and great-nephew Sullivan Campbell. It is with heavy hearts we regret to announce the passing of our dear Son, Brother and Uncle Bobby. He was our GentIe Giant with an even bigger heart. He was a man of few words though every word he spoke was kind - like him. We will miss the unique way he expressed his thoughts. When peopIe met him they instantIy regarded him as a friend. His niece and nephews Ioved spending time with their UncIe Bobby as they were growing up. They especialIy loved when he tossed them around in the pool and asked him to do it over and over, which he always obliged. He will be greatIy missed and will leave a giant Teddy-Bear sized hoIe in all our hearts and we will love him always. His family will gather for a private Celebration of Life. Condolences may be expressed here. Robert was an avid blood donor, in lieu of flowers please make time to give blood or donate to the red cross in his name at

Donations may be made to:

American Red Cross
P.O. Box 4002018, Des Moines IA 50340
Tel: 1-800-733-2767

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