John M. Walmsley, 68, Minneapolis, died Monday, January 20, 2020, near Traer. 

He was born Aug. 22, 1951, in Salina to Walter and Lois (Johnson) Walmsley. He was a 1969 graduate of Minneapolis High School and taught diesel mechanic classes at Salina Vo-Tech for two years.

He was the owner and operator or Walmsley Trucking for over 30 years. 

Survivors are his children, Jason (Amanda) Walmsley, Jennifer (Garet) Fitzpatrick, Kathy (Shelby Atwell) Walmsley, Tarin (Dave) Hauck, and Misha Walmsley; his fiancé, Lucy Boucher; a brother, Tom Walmsley and wife, Marla; a sister, Kathy Eck and husband, John; and 11 grandchildren.

 He was preceded in death by his parents.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Antioch Baptist Church, Ada. 

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Wilson Family Funeral Home, Minneapolis. 

Family requests no flowers please.

Memorials are suggested to Ada Community Building in care of Wilson Family Funeral Home, Minneapolis.

Condolences can be sent to  www.wilsonfamilyfuneralh