“Dawg” Patrick James Malden, 51 of Walnut Ridge, died May 9, 2024, in the Lawrence Memorial Hospital in Walnut Ridge.

Born May 25, 1972, in Rockford, IL; son of the late Harllis and Joyce Wasilewski Malden. He worked as a supervisor for Tyson, and trimmed trees. He was well known for his bartering and hustling skills, and he enjoyed having a good time.

He is preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Donald; and a sister Victoria Malden.

Survivors include his daughter, Kassie Malden Platz (James Ivan) of Walnut Ridge; his son Dyce Malden of Pocahontas, a step-daughter, Trai-Leigh White of Walnut Ridge; one grandson, Teegan Warren-Platz; and a brother, Ernest Malden of Pocahontas; and many other relatives and friends.

Graveside services will be Friday, May 17, 2024, at 2 P.M. in the Randolph Memorial Gardens in Pocahontas. Pallbearers will be his family and friends. 

Visitation will be from 12 P.M. till 1:30 P.M. Friday, in the Bryan Funeral Home.