Matthew Emmet Walmsley, 27

Matthew Emmet Walmsley, 27

Air Force Staff Sergeant Matthew Emmet Walmsley of Clovis, New Mexico, passed away suddenly on August 7, 2017.
Born on November 16, 1989 in Albany, New York, he was the son of Thomas H. and Louise E. Walmsley of Frederick, Maryland.

He is survived by siblings Shaun Walmsley of Indiana, Pennsylvania; Liam (Melanie) Walmsley, SCPO USCG of Port Angeles, Washington; Thomas (Antoinette) Walmsley, Jr, former SGT. Maryland Army National Guard of Albuquerque, New Mexico; Elizabeth Walmsley of Frederick, Maryland and Brendan Walmsley, Captain US Army of Ft. Campbell, Kentucky. He is also survived by 12 nieces and nephews, Erykah Walmsley, Simone Walmsley, Celeste Walmsley, Luke Walmsley, Christopher Walmsley, Laela Walmsley, Jameson Walmsley, Makenna Walmsley, Jacoby Walmsley, Gianna Walmsley, Teddy Walmsley, and Evelyn Walmsley.

Matthew graduated from Governor Thomas Johnson High School in 2008. He played varsity Football, Wrestling, and Lacrosse. Upon graduation he entered the United States Air Force on July 1, 2008. Upon graduation of basic training he was assigned to 352 SOAMES in England and then to the 27 SOAMES at Cannon AFB in Clovis, NM. Matthew served all over Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and Afghanistan and was a highly decorated Airman.

 The family would like to extend thanks for the kindnesses of the US Air Force Staff and Wingmen of Cannon Air Force Base, NM.
Outside of his military duties, he was heavily involved in rescuing dogs. At the time of his passing he left behind 6 dogs that were all rehomed to loving homes of friends and family.
SSGT Matthew Walmsley lost his battle with PTS on August 7, 2017. He was 27 years old.

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  1. Billy L Mills

    🇺🇸😇 SSGT Matthew Emmet Walmsley
    🗣🗣Thank You for your Service and
    🗣🗣Sacrifices to the United States 🇺🇸
    🎓🎓Governor Thomas Johnson
    High School Class of 2008
    Varsity 🤼‍♀️, 🏈 and Lacrosse
    Entered USAF July 1, 2008
    🕊🕊Final Rest August 7, 2017
    🎺🎺R.I.P. Eternal Gracefulness
    🙏🙏Prayers Families Friends Veterans
    🇺🇸😇All Gave Some, Some Gave All
    ⚖️⚖️Always Remember Never Forget
    🔔🔔Honor Respect Dedication Duty
    👀👀Commitment Courage Valor Pride
    ✈️✈️American Patriot Heroic Warrior
    ⭐️⭐️America’s Freedom Defended

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