Adam Malaby
1985 - 2016
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Adam Cole Malaby, 30, passed away on April 16, 2016. Adam was born on Aug. 5, 1985, in California. He moved to Anchorage, Alaska, in 1996. Adam was a member of the United States Military serving in Afghanistan, during Operation Enduring Freedom, as a part of the B Co. 1-143rd INF ABN. Adam was kind and thoughtful. He had a charitable heart and a wicked sense of humor. His laugh was contagious, his smile would make your day and his dimples would melt your heart. Adam loved life. He cherished his mom and dad, his sister, brother-in-law and nephews, his grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins and those he considered family. If you were part of Adam's life, he was all in. Adam treasured the outdoors and held dear his family that he spent that time with. Adam revered the flag and the freedom it represents. The only thing he loved more was being a soldier and defending those freedoms with honor and integrity. Adam loved his fellow veterans and supported veterans' causes. Adam is survived by his parents, Michelle and Billy Mitchell of Las Vegas, Nev.; sister, Jami with her husband Bryan Houser and their sons Jayden, Nixon, and a soon to be born baby boy coming in June, all of Las Vegas, Nev.; grandparents, Janice and Paul Cole of Yreka, Calif.; aunt, Kimberly with husband Mark Tish of Bakersfield, Calif.; aunt, Lorie Haskins of Anchorage, Alaska; aunt, Carla Martin of Bushnell, Ill.; along with numerous cousins. Adam is preceded in death by his grandfather, Ray Haskins; and uncle, Shane Haskins. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, April 23, 2016, from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m., at Janssen's Evergreen Memorial Chapel, 737 E Street, Anchorage, AK 99501. A reception will immediately follow the service at the VFW 10252, 3105 Mountain View Drive, Anchorage, AK 99501. Arrangements were with Janssen's Evergreen Memorial Chapel.
Published in Anchorage Daily News on Apr. 22, 2016.
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July 4, 2016
Our deepest condolences, as we just heard of your loss this past weekend and want to remember him on this holiday, July 4th. I understand he was a vet from Afghanistan. Thank you for serving your country and please accept our deepest sympathy for your loss!

The Durands
Constance Durand
Acquaintance
May 12, 2016
To Adam's family, I am so sorry for your loss.
Molly Malaby - Bagley
April 28, 2016
William & Gayla Malaby
April 27, 2016
so sorry you are gone befor your time did not get to know you but heard lots about you your great uncle Gene & great aunt Elna
April 26, 2016
I didn't know Adam personally, but from the moments I did he was a great guy. My condolences to your family and all friends. Fly high Adam.
Autumn Fauber
April 24, 2016
Regina Malaby
April 23, 2016
Adam lived with my cousin for years. He was his best friend. I saw him just about every time I came to visit and he always sat down and chatted with me, the last time was for an hour while we watched Blast from the Past. Such a pure heart. It's sad to think he won't be there when I come over anymore. At least he can rest easy now. RIP Adam <3
Jackie LaCoste
April 23, 2016
Michelle + Jami, I am sorry for your loss. I am proud to have Adam for a cousin. He did great things in his life!!
Kimberly A. Clyburn
April 23, 2016
I'll never forget my Vegas trip! You were so full of life! RIP Adam
Christie
April 23, 2016
I met Adam a few years ago through some friends. He was charismatic and full of life. I just got the phone call today. My heart goes out to his family and friends. Until we meet again in Valhalla Battle. Rest in Peace.
Katie
April 23, 2016
I had the honor to serve in Afghanistan with Adam Malaby.We use to sit by the fire pit at night I smoke my cigar and we would have some great conversations.He was a man with a smile and warm heart.You will not be gone from the memories we shared RIP brother.
1SG Mike Ervin
April 23, 2016
I served with Adam in Afghan and will always remember talking to him about home and everything we liked to do while we were there. I loved his sense of humor and hearing him laugh.
I am saddened by his loss, but grateful to have known such a great man and outstanding soldier.

'Til Valhalla, brother.
Mike Moore
April 23, 2016
I miss you cousin, while we only had a brief moment in time, it's one that I cherish always. I love you and will see you on the other side. RIP Adam.
Samone Durston
April 23, 2016
My heart hurts with the loss of you... I have known you and your sister your whole lives and couldn't be prouder if you were my own! Rest easy Adam... And find a way to let Mom and Dad know that your ok. I am so grateful for the time that Bud and I got to spend with you and your wonderful family at Jami's wedding. So great to see the kind of man you had become. I love you!
Kristy and Bud Price
April 22, 2016
My heart Goes out to everyone, Adam was a guy who was full of life, wish Aunt Carla could be there, and Michelle and family now you have a special guardian angel to watch over you.
April 22, 2016
Trevor Kelly
April 22, 2016
Our hearts go out to you, your extended family, and Adam's friends. We pray for comfort and strength for all of you while facing one of life's toughest challenges. The Wrenn Family
Bobby & Allison Wrenn
April 22, 2016
My sincere condolences to you and your family. What a comfort it is to know that suffering is only temporary. Psalms 72:12-14
April 22, 2016
Rest in peace brother ... Theres so much to say i wouldnt even know where to start or how to begin...
All i can say is i love you brother ... Im happy i had a chance to know you as much as i did ! One day we will be able to finally meet My heart goes out to your parents and jami
Kayla Malaby-miles
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