Malcolm was a Bath County native. He was a member of the Owingsville First Church of God, a WWII Veteran and member of Bath Lodge 55. Malcolm was a retired bus driver and custodian.
Malcolm is survived by his step grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Bertha McGlothin; his parents, Thomas McGlothin and Nannie Thompson; one son, J.M. McGlothin; one stepson, Chandis Staton