Stallings, Wyant memorialized at national monument – Yuma Pioneer
The National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Foundation is a nonprofit organization that honors and remembers firefighters who have lost their lives in the line of duty.
On October 21, 2022, the family of Darcy Stallings traveled to Emmitsburg, Maryland to attend the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service.
The National Fallen Firefighters bussed 147 families by motorcade over 20 miles. The motorcade was escorted by fire trucks and an interstate was shut down to accommodate the procession.
The Memorial weekend in Emmitsburg was attended by Mickie Stallings and children, her parents Rodney and Becky Seaman, Darcy’s parents Charlie and Susan Stallings, Darcy’s sisters, Libbie Stallings-Schuetz, and Hanna Patterson.
Joe Harper represented the Yuma Volunteer Fire Department, and Carol Holman of the Foundation were their personal escorts.
Owen Stallings, Darcy and Mickie Stallings’ son, accepted a flag and badge in honor of his father.
Stallings and Larry Wyant of the Joes Volunteer Fire Department had memorial bricks laid side by side at the location. Wyant was killed when overrun by flames while battling a grass fire in southwest Yuma County the same day as Stallings’ funeral.