Tributes paid to Highways Agency officer John Walmsley

PUBLISHED: 09:41 27 September 2012

John Walmsley

John Walmsley


The family of the Highways Agency officer killed on the M25 on Tuesday have paid tribute to an “irreplaceable” dad, grandad and husband.

John Walmsley, 59, from Gravesend, died after being hit by a car while he was on foot on the clockwise carriageway at junction 5.

In a statement, his family said: “John Walmsley, our dad, was a great dad, grandad and most importantly great husband, who is irreplaceable. He had the affection and respect of just about everyone he come in contact with, due to his honesty and kindness to them. He will be greatly missed by his family and all who knew him.”

Witnesses are asked to contact the Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 01622 798538.

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