WINTHROP -- Emery E. Malcolm, 86, of Winthrop, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2010, at his home, with his family by his side.Emery was born Oct. 22, 1923, in West Gardiner, son of John C. and Kathleen Pratt Malcolm.He graduated from Gardiner High School at the age of 15 and entered Kennebec School of Commerce. He enlisted in the Army Air Force; was a technical sergeant in gunnery and communications; and completed a tour of combat duty with the 15th Air Force in Italy with 58 missions over Rome, Arno, the Rhineland, the Balkans and Central Europe. He received several combat ribbons, two unit citations and the Air Medal with three oak leaf clusters.He married Margaret Honey Baker in 1947.A veteran automobile executive, Emery attended Ford Marketing and General Motors Dealer Institute. He was manager of Central Maine Tractor Co., sales manager of Capital City Motor Co., general manager of Schoppe Ford Sales, director of New England Olds Advertising Committee, a member of the New England Cadillac Dealer Council, and president and owner of Malcolm Cadillac Olds Inc. until retirement.Emery was a member of Highland Avenue Methodist Church for 64 years, where he served as communion steward assistant, Sunday school superintendent and teacher, chairman of the Finance Committee, lay leader for 35 years, treasurer and investment counsel for the Board of Trustees and licensed lay speaker for 52 years at the Maine Methodist Conference.He was a member for seven years as director and board chairman for Maine School Administrative District 11, treasurer and director for William Hoch Scholarship Committee.He served for several years as a director and site committee chairman for the state of Maine's Foster Grandparents program. He started the first Cub Scout program in Gardiner and Gardiner Recreation program at the Oakes.He served for many years as a deputy at the Kennebec County Sheriff's Department; board member, director of Allan E. Lewis Trust; personnel committee chairman and president, Gardiner General Hospital; charter president of Gardiner Jaycees and Jaycees state vice president, receiving the distinguished service award and Junior Chamber International Senator Award; commander of Smith Wiley Post American Legion; vice president of Gardiner Rotary Club; and member, Gardiner Diner Board of Trade.He was a member of Masonic Bodies, Hermon Lodge 32, A.F. and A.M., Lebanon Royal Arch Chapter, past Sovereign Prince of Augusta Council Princes of Jerusalem, recipient of Masonic Meritorious Service Award, a 32-degree Mason of Maine Cosistory, Portland, Kennebec Valley Shrine Club, Kora Temple Shrine, Kora Temple Shrine Klowns, International Shrine Clown Association, and Stevens Court Royal Order of Jesters.He was a former corporator of Gardiner Savings Institute, director and president of Gardiner Area Federal Credit Union, and a longtime banking executive as director, vice president and board vice chairman of Border Trust Bank.He was predeceased by his brothers, Cony J. Malcom and Winfield B. Malcolm.He is survived by his spouse, Margaret; and four children, including his son, Curtis Emery Malcolm and his wife, Cindy Malcolm, and daughters Lynn Malcolm Gerard and her husband, Harold, Patricia Malcolm Martin and her husband, Wally, and Jaye Malcolm Trimm and her husband, Artie Crocker. He is also survived by his grandchildren, Laurie L. Fisher, Tammy L. Marks and her husband, Tim, Jamie P. Gerard and his fiancee, Lisa, Tag E. Martin and his wife, Kristin, Chad A. Martin and his wife, Amy, Walter C. O'Driscoll and his wife, Karen, Kalem C. Malcolm, Cortany M. Tinker and her husband, David, Emily K. Bell and her husband, Daniel, and Michael T. Trimm; 11 great-grandchildren; and his sisters, Evelyn Jones, Theo Turcotte, Minnie Pond and Madolyn Upton.Visiting hours will be from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 15, at Staples Funeral Home, 53 Brunswick Ave., Gardiner. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 16, at Highland Avenue United Methodist Church, Gardiner. Burial will follow in the family lot in Oak Grove Cemetery, Gardiner.Donations in his memory to Shriners Hospital for Children, 51 Blossom St., Boston, MA 02124, or Chrysalis Place, P.O.Box 542, Gardiner, ME 04345.